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In 2022, the department is conducting more than 300 research trials across the state from Kununurra in the north to Esperance in the south.

Many exotic insect pests, not established in Western Australia (WA), are expert stowaways!

PestFacts WA (formerly known as PestFax) is an interactive reporting service delivered by DPIRD, providing risk alerts, current information and advice on pests and diseases threatening crops and pa

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Diagnostics and Laboratory Services (DDLS) - Animal Pathology, Western Australia (formerly DAFWA Animal Health Laboratories) provides a

The Primary Industries Development Research Highlights 2021 showcases the breadth and depth of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s research and development acti

Privacy is a concern for all of us in this ‘age of technology’. 

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is one of Australia’s greatest biosecurity risks.

Waterlogging in winter in the agricultural areas of Western Australia (WA) reduces crop yields.

Fifteen Internet of Things (IoT) Program projects were conducted across the state in 2020.

High levels of oestrogenic subterranean clovers occur in some medium to high rainfall pastures of Western Australia.

The $580 000 WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program (Program) was completed in 2021 and focused on demonstrating agricultural digital technology (ag-tech) solutions to WA growers and

'Real-time remote on-farm monitoring' is a compilation of case studies about the learning experiences of eight grower groups and five agricultural schools on their journeys to demonstrate on-farm c

The Animal Biosecurity and Welfare program within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) manages evidence-based systems to maintain and verify our high animal health,

Citrus gall wasp is a pest that affects all citrus species. Citrus tree owners are encouraged to implement control measures on their property to reduce the threat to the citrus industry in Western

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

Ehrlichiosis is a disease of dogs that occurs when a brown dog tick infected with the bacteria, Ehrlichia canis (E.

The release of the nation’s first Digital Infrastructure Atlas will provide WA enterprises with increased opportunities to improve their telecommunications services.

The Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (known as DRFAWA) commenced as of 1 November 2018 and provide a range of measures designed to help those within disaster affected communities. 

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.

Shallow relief drains are relatively cheap and easy to construct, and are effective at removing surface water from flooded or ponding land.

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