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Expressions of interest for membership to the three Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Management Committees are now open.

Traditionally, agriculture in the Western Australian rangelands has predominantly relied on grazing stock on native vegetation, with some irrigation precincts around Carnarvon and on the Ord River

Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

Western Australia has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.

Waterlogging causes clay to disperse in sodic soils, leading to soil structure collapse.

Johne’s disease (JD) is a chronic incurable infectious disease that affects cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, alpaca and deer.

Polyphagous shot-hole borer (PSHB) Euwallacea fornicatus is a beetle native to Southeast Asia. The beetle attacks a wide range of plants by tunnelling into trunks, stems and branches.

Many seasonal outlooks are available throughout the year for use in the South West Land Division (SWLD), which includes the Western Australian grainbelt.

Historical rainfall decile maps for the South West Land Division (SWLD) using baseline period of 1975-2020.

Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

In this issue:

1. Proximity sensors provide an effective, accurate and cheap alternative for measuring dam pedigree of lambs in Australian sheep flocks

2. DXA calibration at WAMMCO,...

Western Australia is free of some diseases that are endemic to other areas in Australia.

The following import conditions for entry of cattle into Western Australia will apply from 1 July 2021.

Resilience and sustainability were key themes at this year’s Western Australian Horticulture Update (WAHU2021) hosted by DPIRD on 4 November at Optus Stadium.

Historical frost occurence and severity maps for the years 1975-2021 and the months July to October, for the South West Land Division.

Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).

The State Government is committed to improving mobile connectivity in regional Western Australia, through its Regional Telecommunications Project (RTP) and the Regional Mobile Communications Projec

Livestock disease investigations protect our markets

Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of...

Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of particular livestock diseases. The WA livestock disease outlook...

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