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The WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Calling a vet to...

Congratulations to the following applicants who have been selected to be awarded an Export Competitiveness Grant (ECG).

DPIRD biosecurity responses protecting WA agriculture industry and market access
Managing sheep intended for live export
New Recognised Biosecurity Groups to add to State’s pest defence...

A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the livestock sector.

A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the horticulture sector.

A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the grains sector.

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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) will hold the 2018 Western Australian Horticulture Update at Crown Convention Centre on August 16 and August 17.

The Western Australian Horticulture Update, 2018 will take place on Thursday August 16 and Friday August 17, 2018 at the Crown Convention Centre, Perth.

Western Australia is free of many diseases that are endemic to other areas in Australia.

WA horticulture industries are well positioned to capture the growing demand and opportunities in the overseas market.

If you run livestock, whether on a small scale or commercially, you need a biosecurity plan.

SheepMAP is a market assurance program designed to provide producers with a source of sheep which are at low risk of having ovine Johne's disease (OJD). The program is a voluntary scheme.

A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the livestock sector.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has created the following guide to assist vets to collect appropriate samples during livestock disease investigations.

The following procedure is designed to aid veterinarians when taking histopathology samples for livestock post-mortems.

The Potato Industry Assistance Grants Program has now closed.

Thiamine, also known as vitamin B1, is normally produced by bacteria in the rumen of cattle and sheep on well-balanced roughage diets.

This web article describes the most common diseases of vegetables in home gardens.

Botulism is a rapid onset, usually fatal disease caused by the botulinum toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.

Melioidosis is a disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which can affect animals and humans.

  

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