Regional and Seasonal content

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Options for control of winter broad leaved weeds, in pastures, is a common inquiry. A fairly reliable method is spray grazing.

Getting all your weather information in one place is now even easier, thanks to the launch of the eConnected Grainbelt Project

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has created a sampling and post-mortem guide to assist veterinarians investigating pig disease. 

Plant available soil water graphs show the amount of soil water accumulated from the start of summer (1 November) through the grain growing season and can be used as a tool in the seasonal decision

The potential yield tool uses seasonal rainfall and decile finishes, calculated from historical data, to calculate the maximum wheat yield possible in the absence of any other constraints.

This edition includes articles on:

Pregnancy Scanning Benchmarks Tool

Using non-invasive microwave to measure fat depth on lamb carcasses

Stress and reproductive hormones are...

Snails cause damage to citrus orchards by feeding on fruit and leaves. Snail management is a multi-step process that involves both cultural and chemical control.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) network of automatic weather stations and radars throughout the state provide timely, relevant and local weather data to assi

African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious virus that causes an often fatal disease in pigs and wild boar.

Western Australia's access to livestock and livestock product export markets, worth about $2 billion annually, relies on Australia being free of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

Commercial production of truffles in Western Australia is a complex business, requiring specialist skills and knowledge. Much of this knowledge may need to be sourced from others.

Welcome to the third newsletter of the RIRDC/DAFWA project Pests and Diseases of Truffles and Their Host Trees in Australia, running from 29 May 2015 to 10 January 2019. This newsletter...

On-farm biosecurity, or hygiene, is about minimising the risk of unwanted plant, animal and microbiological organisms entering your property and causing problems.

A new guide has been published to assist canola and pulse growers to identify frost damage and consider crop management decisions. Frost damage reduces crop yield and grain quality.

Two documents on Australian truffle orchard pest and diseases are available to download.

Classical swine fever (CSF), also known as hog cholera, is a highly contagious disease of pigs caused by a pestivirus. The disease only affects pigs and is exotic to Australia.

This page provides a brief overview of the avocado industry in Western Australia, with links to other relevant information.

Avocados have an unusual flowering behaviour that is affected by temperature, particularly cold conditions which can impact on the level of fruit set.

Preventing lead residues in livestock protects human food safety and Western Australia's ongoing access to international markets.

Growing global demand for Australian beef products, driven primarily by Asian countries, presents opportunities to expand livestock production and value add in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of

  

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