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Polyphagous shot-hole borer (PSHB) Euwallacea fornicatus is a beetle native to Southeast Asia. The beetle attacks a wide range of plants by tunnelling into trunks, stems and branches.
In 2022, the department is conducting more than 300 research trials across the state from Kununurra in the north to Esperance in the south.
Many exotic insect pests, not established in Western Australia (WA), are expert stowaways!
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Diagnostics and Laboratory Services (DDLS) - Animal Pathology, Western Australia (formerly DAFWA Animal Health Laboratories) provides a
The Primary Industries Development Research Highlights 2021 showcases the breadth and depth of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s research and development acti
Imagine one place to put all of your agricultural, financial or other technology data (agdata).
Privacy is a concern for all of us in this ‘age of technology’.
Fifteen Internet of Things (IoT) Program projects were conducted across the state in 2020.
The $580 000 WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program (Program) was completed in 2021 and focused on demonstrating agricultural digital technology (ag-tech) solutions to WA growers and
'Real-time remote on-farm monitoring' is a compilation of case studies about the learning experiences of eight grower groups and five agricultural schools on their journeys to demonstrate on-farm c
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,
Ehrlichiosis is a disease of dogs that occurs when a brown dog tick infected with the bacteria, Ehrlichia canis (E.
The release of the nation’s first Digital Infrastructure Atlas will provide WA enterprises with increased opportunities to improve their telecommunications services.
The Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (known as DRFAWA) commenced as of 1 November 2018 and provide a range of measures designed to help those within disaster affected communities.
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].
In this issue:
1. An economic analysis of sheep flock structures for mixed enterprise Australian farm businesses
2. MLA Tedera Demonstration 2020-2023
3. Using scanned fetal...
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development commissioned an investigation to identify areas suitable for intensifying agriculture in the Peel Food Zone investigation area.
During 2013–2016 a network of 31 soil moisture probes was installed across the grain growing region in WA across several projects managed by DPIRD to enhance the decision-making capacity of grain g
Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.
Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).