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Mar 2018
20 March 2018

Visitor's to the department's stand at the Perth Caravan and Camping Show will learn about Western Australia's quarantine rules, reporting pests using the MyPestGuideTM Reporter app,...

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

If you run livestock, whether on a small scale or commercially, you need a biosecurity plan.

The extreme weather events tool uses data from the department's extensive weather station network to map extreme temperatures, either below or above a specified threshold.

Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.

Many practices are transferable from a conventional system to an organic system of growing mangoes.

Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.

The underlying principle of organic crop production is "healthy plants grow from healthy soil". It is a whole system approach and as far as practical a closed system.

Mangoes have been identified as a promising crop for organic production. They are suitable because of a low nitrogen requirement and relatively low incidence of pests and diseases.

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.

Western Australia has a well-deserved reputation for producing healthy livestock that are free of diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our markets.

The eConnected Grainbelt Project is pleased to announce formal approval has been granted to extend the project by 12 months, with a new end date of 30 June, 2019.

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.

Aug 2018
6 March 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 Plan, Prepare and Prosper workshop is a free workshop program designed to assist rural businesses that are involved in farming, fishing and food processing to plan for and manage through variab

Applications have now closed for the Potato Industry Assistance Grants program to support growth opportunities for the Western Australian potato industry.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia will hold its second Western Australian Horticulture Update on Thursday August 16 and Friday August 17,

The olive lace bug, Froggattia olivinia, is native to eastern Australia. It has become established in the olive growing regions of Western Australia.



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