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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.

Sheep farmers can save money and time eradicating new lice infestations by taking simple biosecurity measures that become part of normal management programs.

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.

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.

Globodera rostochiensis, golden or potato cyst nematode (PCN) and G.

Plants require trace elements in smaller quantities than macro nutrients but deficiency or toxicity can cause similar losses in yield and quality.

A fertiliser program for potatoes growing in sandy soils must balance environmental risk with maximising returns.

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

Confined feeding of sheep in commercial feedlots could benefit Western Australian (WA) producers and processors.The WA lamb supply is seasonal, with a strong supply of lambs finished on green feed

The Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 requires that certain diseases must be reported to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) if they are kno

 ‘One Health’ is an internationally supported approach that recognises that the health and well-being of animals, people and the environment are closely linked and that international, national and

Opportunities for WA fruits can be built by identifying export markets with the best potential return, underpinned by demand.

To be productive a perennial grass pasture requires a companion legume to improve the feed quality over the winter growing season and provide the nitrogen input to drive productivity.

Oats more competitive than wheat and barley
It is now legal to use Trifluralin in oats
Are oats susceptible to root lesion nematodes?
Oats are susceptible to a number of leaf...

  

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