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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.
Every year, at the end of July/beginning of August, volunteer farmers, agronomists and Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) staff commence weekly pheromone trapping for
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.
Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) is one of the world’s worst fruit pests, attacking a wide range of fruits, and some fruiting vegetables and ornamental plants.
There has been a confirmed detection of Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) in Coolbellup, located south of Perth.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for May to July 2021 is indicating 30-60% chance of exceeding median rainfall...
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.
Waterlogging causes significant reductions in plant growth in some years and some environments in the high rainfall (greater than 600mm annual rainfall) areas of South West Western Australia.
The following import conditions for entry of cattle into Western Australia will apply from 1 July 2021.
The Animal Biosecurity and Welfare program within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) manages evidence-based systems to maintain and verify our high animal health,
The Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (known as DRFWA) commenced as of 1 November 2018 and provide a range of measures designed to help those within disaster affected communities.
PestFax is an interactive reporting service delivered by DPIRD, providing risk alerts, current information and advice on pests and diseases threatening crops and pastures throughout the grain belt
Permanent raised beds are a practical and economic means of managing some waterlogged sites in wetter areas of the Western Australian grainbelt.
Pig owners play a vital role in maintaining Western Australia's high animal health status and reputation as a producer of quality livestock and livestock products.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for April to June 2021 is indicating less than 40% chance of exceeding median...
Pastures from Space estimates green feed on offer (FOO) and the pasture growth rate (PGR).
Registrations for the Department's Pantry Blitz 2021 have now closed!
Thank you to everyone who has registered for this important one-month program.
Expressions of interest for membership to the three Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Management Committees and Review Panel are now open.
The extreme weather events tool uses data from DPIRD's extensive weather station network to map air temperatures, relative humidity, dew point, Delta T and wet bulb, either below or above a specifi
Options for control of winter broad leaved weeds, in pastures, is a common inquiry. A fairly reliable method is spray grazing.