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Applications are now open for the Potato Industry Assistance Grants program to support growth opportunities for the Western Australian potato industry.
Technology is an integral component to ensuring our State’s agricultural sector remains internationally competitive.
As a landholder it is important to plan ahead for the coming season.
eConnected Grainbelt project is running a grower group forum on developments in farm data and technology.
Ovine brucellosis is a reproductive disease that can affect all breeds of sheep.
A Quarantine Area is in place to direct the movement and treatment of host plants to contain and control the Tomato potato psyllid (TPP) in Western Australia.
The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunities to Australian agriculture.
Frost risk occurs virtually every year across southern and eastern agricultural regions. Actual occurrence of frost is determined by location and landscape factors as well as climate.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) plays a major role in addressing the impact of frost on WA growers through a combination of on-farm research and development ac
Variety choice and variety management are key factors for profitable wheat production and this 'essentials' guide provides a guide to assist with these decisions.
Australia is free of many infectious horse diseases, sparing horse owners from costly disease control. The occurrence of an emergency horse disease could severely restrict horse movements, racing a
The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) describes Australia’s system for the identification and tracing of livestock.
Cyclones, storms and floods can result in loss of harvest or livestock, increased susceptibility of livestock to disease, contamination of water bodies, land degradation through wind and water eros
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.
Confined feeding of sheep in commercial feedlots could benefit Western Australian (WA) producers and processors.The WA lamb supply is seasonal, with a strong supply of lambs finished on green feed
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating neutral chance (40-60%) of exceeding median rainfall for November...
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DDLS) - Animal Pathology, Western Australia (formerly DAFWA Animal Health Laboratories) provides a vari
Liver fluke is a parasite of ruminants and is not present in Western Australia.
Antimicrobial resistance threatens the effective prevention and treatment of an increasing range of infections in humans and animals caused by bacteria, parasites and viruses.
Early recognition of disease is one of the most important factors influencing the control of disease and the reduction of its impact on industry and the community.