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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].

Pig owners play a vital role in maintaining Western Australia's high animal health status and reputation as a producer of quality livestock and livestock products.

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

To make sure that any chemical application doesn’t leave you short on protection or break your withholding periods, the Flystrike Chemical Planner (a hand-held paper-based tool) and the Flystrike A

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) approved procedure for detection of trematode eggs and Eimeria leuckarti sedimentation method (FEST) on faecal samples.

Liver fluke is a parasite of ruminants and is not present in Western Australia.

The National TSE Surveillance Program (NTSESP) conducts surveillance for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or mad cow disease) in cattle and scrapie in sheep.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) maintains animal health surveillance and disease control programs to support Western Australia's high animal health status.

The National Arbovirus Monitoring Program (NAMP) monitors the distribution of economically important insect-borne viruses of livestock and their vectors.

Technology plays an integral role in ensuring our State’s agricultural sector remains profitable and sustainable.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DDLS) - Animal Pathology, Western Australia (formerly DAFWA Animal Health Laboratories) provides a vari

The eConnected Grainbelt Project continues to have an important presence throughout WA's Grainbelt.

The State Government has made a $5 million investment in further Doppler technology, as part of the $75 million Agricultural Infrastructure Investment Fund, to provide complete Doppler radar covera

Strict movement requirements exist when importing livestock from interstate and/or overseas into Western Australia (WA).

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

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

They help you to find out:

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

A Quarantine Area is in place to direct the movement and treatment of host plants to contain and control the Tomato potato psyllid (TPP) in Western Australia. 

The Final Tranche of recipients has been announced, as part of Round One of the State Government's successful Digital Farm Grants Program.

The release of the nation’s first Digital Infrastructure Atlas will provide WA enterprises with increased opportunities to improve their telecommunications services.

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