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Soil moisture probes can assist in making better decisions around nitrogen management, risk mitigation, marketing and crop potential. 

They help you to find out:

Wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) is highly competitive in crops and can cause a yield loss of 10-90%.

Pasture manipulation is the application of herbicides for grass control early in the growing season (autumn or early winter).

It is often the preferred option for grass control.

There has been a confirmed detection of Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) in Coolbellup, located south of Perth.

Expressions of interest for membership to the three Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Management Committees and Review Panel are now open.

Waterlogging causes clay to disperse in sodic soils, leading to soil structure collapse.

Measure water quality and quantity to effectively plan and monitor water supplies for livestock.

Variety choice and variety management are key factors for profitable wheat production and this 'essentials' guide provides a guide to assist with these decisions.

A Yield Loss to Disease Model is being developed that will assist grain growers and consultants to select the best wheat variety and management strategies to optimise yield potential and profitabil

Historical rainfall decile maps for the South West Land Division (SWLD) using baseline period of 1975-2020.

Many seasonal outlooks are available throughout the year for use in the South West Land Division (SWLD) whcih includes the Western Australian grainbelt.

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.

Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) was detected in Perth's western suburbs in March 2020. 

The State Government is committed to improving mobile connectivity in regional Western Australia, through its Regional Telecommunications Project (RTP) and the Regional Mobile Communications Projec

Thanks to ongoing support from Quarantine Area (QA) residents, the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is getting closer to eradicating Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) in

Whether you are a bushwalker, mountain bike rider, camper, fisher or rock climber, we all have a role to play in protecting Australia’s animals and regional industries from serious diseases.

In this issue:

Growth of prime lambs grazing green pasture
Precision crop stubble grazing
‘Studenica’ – A new common vetch variety
Improving legume content of kikuyu pastures...

Following detection of ehrlichiosis in dogs in the Kimberley in May 2020, surveillance by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has shown the disease is established in the K

Western Australia has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.

All livestock in Western Australia must be correctly identified according to species.

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