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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.

As a landholder it is important to plan ahead for the coming season.

DPIRD transition on track
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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.

Brown spot is a fungal disease caused by Nothophoma quercina. It affects jujubes in Western Australia and has been reported in olives, pistachios and Chinese quince in other countries.

Jujubes (or Chinese dates) are a new horticultural industry in Western Australia.

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,...

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eConnected Grainbelt project is running a grower group forum on developments in farm data and technology.

 

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

Variety choice and variety management are key factors for profitable wheat production and this 'essentials' guide provides a guide to assist with these decisions.

Australia is free of many infectious horse diseases, sparing horse owners from costly disease control. The occurrence of an emergency horse disease could severely restrict horse movements, racing a

The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) describes Australia’s system for the identification and tracing of livestock.

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

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.

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