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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.
Heat and water stress reduce the quality of potatoes in summer in Western Australia.
DPIRD transition on trackBetter bee biosecurityDepartment supports indigenous communitiesRangelands Report Card now availableWA Open for Business rebrandedPlan to...
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the horticulture sector.
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 grains sector.
Jujubes (or Chinese dates) are a new horticultural industry in Western Australia.
Correct nutrition of citrus trees is essential if they are to crop and perform to their maximum potential.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating less than 40% chance of exceeding median rainfall for summer,...
In the December 2017 issue of the Wine Industry Newsletter read about alternative varieties judging, Winemakers' trial forums, sensitive sites, the 2017 winner of the Gladstones Trophy and more...
eConnected Grainbelt project is running a grower group forum on developments in farm data and technology.
Selecting the right rootstock for your orchard is one of the most important decisions you will have to make.
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
There are many causes of anaemia, jaundice and abortion in cattle, including bovine anaemia due to Theileria orientalis group (BATOG).
Bovine anaemia due to Theileria orientalis group (BATOG) is a disease of cattle that is caused by the blood parasite Theileria orientalis and spread by the bush tick (Haemaphy