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The Potato Industry Assistance Grants Program has now closed.

Livestock owners should consider water quality when planning and reviewing the water supplies for their livestock.

May 2018
22 March 2018

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is offering free business
management training to farming, fishing and food processing businesses. Known as the Plan,

The liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, is a serious parasite of ruminants, which can cause severe damage to the liver and consequently disease, production loss and even death.

Mar 2018
20 March 2018

Visitor's to the department's stand at the Perth Caravan and Camping Show will learn about Western Australia's quarantine rules, reporting pests using the MyPestGuideTM Reporter app,...

Thiamine, also known as vitamin B1, is normally produced by bacteria in the rumen of cattle and sheep on well-balanced roughage diets.

If you run livestock, whether on a small scale or commercially, you need a biosecurity plan.

Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.

Apr 2018
16 March 2018

Objective: in this workshop you will develop a framework to support succession management within your business.

This workshop is best suited to graduates of the Pilot of...

Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating 60-80% chance of exceeding median rainfall for autumn, March to May...

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.

Aug 2018
6 March 2018

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 WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia as well as diseases likely to occur in the next month. Australia’s ability...

The Plan, Prepare and Prosper workshop is a free workshop program designed to assist rural businesses that are involved in farming, fishing and food processing to plan for and manage through variab

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia will hold its second Western Australian Horticulture Update on Thursday August 16 and Friday August 17,

The olive lace bug, Froggattia olivinia, is native to eastern Australia. It has become established in the olive growing regions of Western Australia.

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

New leadership for state biosecurity
Growing the regional economy
Grants available to provide connectivity to WA farming businesses
Play a part in the biosecurity of WA’s...

A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the horticulture sector.



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