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Avian influenza is an infectious disease of birds caused by an influenza virus.
2019 has been a difficult season for many throughout Western Australia with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.
The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunities to Australian agriculture.
In Western Australia, all owners of livestock are legally required to register with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Brands Office.
The Viticulture spray guide provides information for the management of pests and diseases applicable for both wine and table grape vineyards within Western Australia. The bulletin lists over 500 a
Identification of livestock in Western Australia is required under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) regula
In this article we provide details on how to approximate your annual water requirements for commercial production of avocados.
When conducting research on managing your property or starting a new enterprise there are many sources of information from state and local government departments to rural suppliers and industry ass
Monitoring a citrus orchard to gain some knowledge of the effectiveness of nutrition programs can be difficult, expensive and time consuming. It is, however, the only way a valid assessment can be
Western Australian producers can access a variety of subsidies for disease investigations in livestock that will minimise the cost of calling a vet and maximise the benefits.
As a protection mechanism from damage during harsh winter conditions, perennial fruit trees go through a period of dormancy.
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].
Surveillance and diagnosis for pests and diseases in the Western Australian grape industry was a transformational project to boost the early detection of exotic pests and disease incursions and enh
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for August to October 2019 is indicating 20-60% chance of exceeding median...
Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).
Weaners are the most difficult class of sheep to manage effectively, largely because they usually cannot consume enough energy while grazing dry pastures and crop stubbles.
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.