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In Western Australia, all owners of livestock are legally required to register with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Brands Office.

Expressions of interest for membership to the three Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Management Committees are now open.

Traditionally, agriculture in the Western Australian rangelands has predominantly relied on grazing stock on native vegetation, with some irrigation precincts around Carnarvon and on the Ord River

Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

Western Australia has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.

Johne’s disease (JD) is a chronic incurable infectious disease that affects cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, alpaca and deer.

Many seasonal outlooks are available throughout the year for use in the South West Land Division (SWLD), which includes the Western Australian grainbelt.

Historical rainfall decile maps for the South West Land Division (SWLD) using baseline period of 1975-2020.

Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

In this issue:

1. Proximity sensors provide an effective, accurate and cheap alternative for measuring dam pedigree of lambs in Australian sheep flocks

2. DXA calibration at WAMMCO,...

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

The following import conditions for entry of cattle into Western Australia will apply from 1 July 2021.

'Regional Research Agronomy' is the abbreviated working title for the 'Building crop protection and crop production agronomy research and development capacity in regional Western Australia' project

Resilience and sustainability were key themes at this year’s Western Australian Horticulture Update (WAHU2021) hosted by DPIRD on 4 November at Optus Stadium.

Maintaining feed-on-offer at around 2 t DM/ha for four weeks around the Timerite® date in spring can effectively control RLEM in the following growing season.

Historical frost occurence and severity maps for the years 1975-2021 and the months July to October, for the South West Land Division.

The crop sowing guide for Western Australia is a one stop shop for variety information on all the major crops grown in Western Australia.

Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).

The State Government is committed to improving mobile connectivity in regional Western Australia, through its Regional Telecommunications Project (RTP) and the Regional Mobile Communications Projec

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