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Registrations for the Department's Pantry Blitz 2021 are now open.
Uncover the secret lives of the pests that live in your pantry!
Silt washed into farm dams reduces dam storage volume, increases the chance of algal blooms and increases the proportion of water lost to evaporation.
Western Australia has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.
Following a fire that removes paddock ground cover, the risk of water erosion is greatly increased.
Excavated tanks (farm dams) provide effective water storage wherever surface water run-off can be harvested for livestock, crop spraying, irrigation and domestic use on rural properties.
The fall armyworm moth (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a plant pest that can damage a wide variety of crops.
Carbon farming is the agricultural practices or land use to increase carbon stored in the soil and vegetation (sequestration) and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from livestock, soil or vegetati
More than 1 million hectares of previously productive land in South West Western Australia (SW WA) is now severely affected by dryland salinity.
The WaterSmart Farms project will support adoption of on-farm desalinisation plants in agricultural regions, to process brackish groundwater into a suitable resource for livestock, crop agronomy an
Members of the public can lodge a complaint about observed land management with the Commissioner of Soil and Land Conservation in Western Australia, and the Commissioner will then investigate the c
This interactive map – produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) – allows you to explore south-west Western Australian regional groundwater trends, local gro
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) provides this information to support managers and others suffering from the effects of fire on the farm.
One method of weed control is to remove weed seeds in the fallow, stubble and pre-sowing phase.
Preventing weed seed set provides an opportunity to control weed seed set in the pasture, late fallow, late stubble and in-crop phases.
This management strategy provides an opportunity to control weed seed set in the pasture and during harvest.
Doublegee or spiny emex is a significant weed in Western Australia. It is a vigorous annual herb with a strong tap root and a long, fleshy, hairless stem.
FlowerPower is an online tool to predict cereal flowering dates (or cutting dates for oats) in your location.
The Western Australian Government, through the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, is focusing resources on supporting the growth of premium and value-add food and beverage b
Sheep managers can use electronic identification (EID) technology and automatic readers to manage individual sheep in a flock.
Strict border controls remain in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 into Western Australia (WA). The WA Police Force (WAPOL) is responsible for enforcing and managing these restrictions.