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The Potato Industry Assistance Grants Program has now closed.

Western Australia has a well-deserved reputation for producing healthy livestock that are free of diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our markets.

Livestock owners should consider water quality when planning and reviewing the water supplies for their livestock.

The extreme weather events tool uses data from DPIRD's extensive weather station network to map extreme temperatures, either below or above a specified threshold.

The productivity of sheep is largely governed by the amount of pasture they eat and this is influenced by the quantity of the pasture on offer and its quality.

The health and nutrition of the pregnant ewe largely determines how successful lambing is in any given year.

The liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, is a serious parasite of ruminants, which can cause severe damage to the liver and consequently disease, production loss and even death.

Anthrax is a bacterial disease of animals, most commonly seen in cattle, sheep and goats.

Thiamine, also known as vitamin B1, is normally produced by bacteria in the rumen of cattle and sheep on well-balanced roughage diets.

If you run livestock, whether on a small scale or commercially, you need a biosecurity plan.

Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.

Many practices are transferable from a conventional system to an organic system of growing mangoes.

Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.

The underlying principle of organic crop production is "healthy plants grow from healthy soil". It is a whole system approach and as far as practical a closed system.

Mangoes have been identified as a promising crop for organic production. They are suitable because of a low nitrogen requirement and relatively low incidence of pests and diseases.

The eConnected Grainbelt Project is pleased to announce formal approval has been granted to extend the project by 12 months, with a new end date of 30 June, 2019.

Western Australia has a reputation for producing healthy livestock free from diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our ability to sell livestock within Australia or overseas.

Aug 2018
6 March 2018

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) will hold the 2018 Western Australian Horticulture Update at Crown Convention Centre on August 16 and August 17.

Pasture manipulation is the application of herbicides for grass control early in the growing season (autumn or early winter).

It is often the preferred option for grass control.

The Plan, Prepare and Prosper workshop is a free workshop program designed to assist rural businesses that are involved in farming, fishing and food processing to plan for and manage through variab



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