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2019 has been a difficult season for many throughout Western Australia with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.
The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunities to Australian agriculture.
In Western Australia, all owners of livestock are legally required to register with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Brands Office.
The Viticulture spray guide provides information for the management of pests and diseases applicable for both wine and table grape vineyards within Western Australia. The bulletin lists over 500 a
Identification of livestock in Western Australia is required under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) regula
In this article we provide details on how to approximate your annual water requirements for commercial production of avocados.
When conducting research on managing your property or starting a new enterprise there are many sources of information from state and local government departments to rural suppliers and industry ass
Monitoring a citrus orchard to gain some knowledge of the effectiveness of nutrition programs can be difficult, expensive and time consuming. It is, however, the only way a valid assessment can be
Calling a vet to investigate disease protects our markets: The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases...
Livestock disease investigations protect our markets: Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of particular...
Western Australian producers can access a variety of subsidies for disease investigations in livestock that will minimise the cost of calling a vet and maximise the benefits.
As a protection mechanism from damage during harsh winter conditions, perennial fruit trees go through a period of dormancy.
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AgMemo is the department’s flagship newsletter - keeping subscribers across the state up to date with the department’s activities, news and advice. In this edition:
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].
Vaccines can prevent a wide range of diseases that cause reduced production, fertility or death in cattle and economic losses to Western Australian producers.
Surveillance and diagnosis for pests and diseases in the Western Australian grape industry was a transformational project to boost the early detection of exotic pests and disease incursions and enh
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for August to October 2019 is indicating 20-60% chance of exceeding median...
Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).
Weaners are the most difficult class of sheep to manage effectively, largely because they usually cannot consume enough energy while grazing dry pastures and crop stubbles.