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During dry times and drought there are a wide range of alternative feedstuffs that can be used to maintain and grow stock.
Liver fluke is a parasite of ruminants and is not present in Western Australia.
This page hosts the 2018 frost trial information, handy project resources and the frost severity maps (from August).
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for July to September 2019 is indicating neutral to wetter conditions for the...
The National TSE Surveillance Program (NTSESP) conducts surveillance for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or mad cow disease) in cattle and scrapie in sheep.
The National Arbovirus Monitoring Program (NAMP) monitors the distribution of economically important insect-borne viruses of livestock and their vectors.
Strict movement requirements exist when importing livestock from interstate and/or overseas into Western Australia (WA).
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...
The full biomass mapping data is available in more detail on the Australian Renewable Energy Mapping Interface (AREMI) – see the links below the dashboard. The AREMI map also allows you to overlay
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for winter, June to August 2019 and June to October 2019 is indicating less than...
In July 2017, information days were held to advise agribusiness on supporting sheep farmers through the dry season.
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: 2019 dry season resources;...
Much of the Western Australia's wheatbelt has experienced a very dry 2018–2019 summer leaving very little stored moisture at present (DPIRD, May seasonal report 2019). Yield potential varies signif
Delayed seeding or emergence will shorten the growing season for wheat, reducing yield potentials.
Correct nutrition of citrus trees is essential if they are to crop and perform to their maximum potential.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system for May to July 2019 and May to October 2019 is indicating less than 40% chance...
The importation of livestock into Western Australia and checking of imported livestock at the border is carried out by Quarantine WA (QWA).
Contact details for QWA are outlined below.