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Western Australian agriculture experiences some variability in its winter growing season (May–October): late starts, early finishes and 'dry seasons' with rainfall low enough to cause serious crop

This page aims to assist growers to consistently deliver quality jujubes to consumers.

The Western Australian Horticulture Update, 2018 will take place on Thursday August 16 and Friday August 17, 2018 at the Crown Convention Centre, Perth.

The potential yield tool uses seasonal rainfall and decile finishes, calculated from historical data, to calculate the maximum wheat yield possible in the absence of any other constraints.

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

The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunities to Australian agriculture.

Up to date autumn/winter and winter/spring insecticide spray guides are provided by the department every year to help growers and consultants manage insect pests in canola, lupin and cereal crops.

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.

Rainfall to date graphs show the amount of rainfall accumulated from the start of the grain growing season and can be used as a tool in the seasonal decision-making process.

Fire, flood and drought can result in large numbers of dead farm animals which need to be disposed of safely.

Registrations are now open for the upcoming agricultural-technology Hackathon (AgHack), which will be held between Friday 27 and Sunday 29 July.

Strict movement requirements exist when importing livestock from interstate and/or overseas into Western Australia (WA).

Western Australia exports about 80% of its livestock and livestock product annually.

The Farm Finance Concessional Loan Scheme (FFCLS) is an Australian Government initiative.

The Lambing Planner is a simple tool that allows you to change a lambing date or a joining date to see the impacts of that on other key times in the reproductive year.

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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 border controls outlined below for Johne’s disease (JD) susceptible stock entering Western Australia were implemented by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (now the Depar

The term 'residual' applies to a number of herbicides that have a long lasting activity in the soil. These herbicides are often applied directly to the soil prior to planting crops, pre-emergent.

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

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, has produced a visual guide to assist in carrying out a thorough ruminant animal post-mortem.

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