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PestFax is an interactive reporting service, providing risk alerts, current information and advice on pests and diseases threatening crops and pastures throughout the grain belt of Western Australi

The eConnected Grainbelt Project team is excited to announce the launch of it's new weather website, which provides users with improved functionality and usability.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) network of automatic weather stations and radars throughout the state provide timely, relevant and local weather data to assi

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) network of automatic weather stations and radars throughout the state provide timely, relevant and local weather data to assi

There are multiple causes of infertility, abortion and stillbirths in cows. These include some diseases that are exotic to Western Australia and some zoonotic diseases.

Many new varieties of mandarins and tangors have become available in Western Australia with desirable traits for consumers such as few or no seeds and loose skin (easy peel).

Western Australia's (WA) climate has changed over the last century, particularly over the last 50 years. Average temperature has risen about 1°C.

Presentations on recent activities of the national project, Pests and diseases of truffles and their host trees in Australia, were given at the Australian Truffle Grower Association (ATGA) annual c

This web page provides a summary of the key points about how the Johne's Beef Assurance Score (J-BAS) applies to Western Australian cattle producers.

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

Determining the size of the crop on citrus trees is an important tool which allows growers to make appropriate management decisions for the upcoming season.

Apple scab or black spot is caused by the fungus Venturia inaequalis.

The Final Tranche of recipients has been announced, as part of Round One of the State Government's successful Digital Farm Grants Program.

Selecting the right rootstock for your orchard is one of the most important decisions you will have to make.

Many new navel and Valencia orange varieties have become available in recent years and are currently being evaluated under West Australian conditions.

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

Raised beds are a long-term option for waterlogged sites and increasing crop yield on target areas. We recommend that raised beds are part of a whole-farm water and salinity management program.

Hay that contains annual ryegrass may cause annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT). Hay can be tested for ARGT risk. The test provides a risk rating for toxicity.

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].

Applications have been sought for the eConnected Grainbelt Project’s new WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program.

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