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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is currently responding to an outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) in Perth's western suburbs (detected in March 2020). 

The International Competitiveness Co-investment Fund (ICCF) is a major grant program of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) made possible by investment from the We

Anyone wanting to undertake a carbon farming project to sell carbon offsets has to use an approved methodology to account for the carbon sequestered.

Reforestation, afforestation and revegetation can sequester significant amounts of carbon per hectare.

Annual ryegrass (Lolium rigidum) is one of the most serious and costly weeds of annual winter cropping systems in southern Australia.

Windmill grass (Chloris truncata) is a native species and is the tenth most common summer weed species in the Western Australian wheatbelt.

Carbon farming activities can achieve multiple economic and environmental co-benefits in addition to, in some cases, emissions avoidance offset income.

Carbon farming is the deliberate set of agricultural practices or land uses to increase carbon stored in the soil and vegetation (sequestration) and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from livestoc

Nearly all biofuel systems (mainly biodiesel and bioethanol) produce fewer greenhouse gas emissions than fossil fuels (diesel and petrol derived from fossil oil).

The crop sowing guide for Western Australia is a one stop shop for variety information on all the major crops grown in Western Australia.

As part of the department’s ongoing Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) eradication program, Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) Qfly will be used in Perth’s western suburbs with the aim of eradicating any rema

The Aboriginal Economic Development (AED) function within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) aims to unlock significant and impactful regional Aboriginal economic

This page provides seasonally relevant information on conditions and management options for November 2020 – January 2021 in the agricultural areas of Western Australia.

Techniques to reduce livestock greenhouse gas emissions may also increase livestock productivity and resilience.

Mating ewes earlier (at 8 to 10 months of age) could enable farmers to reduce whole-farm methane production because this practice would reduce the number of adult ewes that produce more methane.

Pastures from Space estimates green feed on offer (FOO) and the pasture growth rate (PGR).

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development in collaboration with BDO Australia are hosting a series of FREE Investor Ready Webinar Masterclasses for Western Aust

Western Australian food and beverage manufacturers can now apply for vouchers valued up to $10 000 to engage consultants or technical experts to help grow their business.

The Food Industry Innovation Project (funded by Royalties for Regions) is supporting the growth of premium and value-added food and beverage businesses by providing a professional service directory

The Sheep Industry Business Innovation (SIBI) Scholarships program was an initiative designed to support and encourage individuals who wished to pursue further study by addressing key industry ques

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