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Thursday
16th
Aug 2018
16 August 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.

The Western Australian Horticulture Update, 2018 will take place on Thursday August 16 and Friday August 17, 2018 at the Crown Convention Centre, Perth.

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

WA horticulture industries are well positioned to capture the growing demand and opportunities in the overseas market.

SheepMAP is a market assurance program designed to provide producers with a source of sheep which are at low risk of having ovine Johne's disease (OJD). The program is a voluntary scheme.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has created the following guide to assist vets to collect appropriate samples during livestock disease investigations.

The following procedure is designed to aid veterinarians when taking histopathology samples for livestock post-mortems.

The Potato Industry Assistance Grants Program has now closed.

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

The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia as well as diseases likely to occur in the next month. Australia’s ability...

New leadership for state biosecurity
Growing the regional economy
Grants available to provide connectivity to WA farming businesses
Play a part in the biosecurity of WA’s...

A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the livestock sector.

A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the horticulture sector.

Why DPIRD carries out surveillance for livestock disease: Australia’s access to markets for livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that...

The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia as well as diseases likely to occur in the next month. Australia’s ability...

This web article describes the most common diseases of vegetables in home gardens.

Botulism is a rapid onset, usually fatal disease caused by the botulinum toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.

Melioidosis is a disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which can affect animals and humans.

DPIRD transition on track
Better bee biosecurity
Department supports indigenous communities
Rangelands Report Card now available
WA Open for Business rebranded
Plan to...

A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the livestock sector.

  

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