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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].
Vaccines can prevent a wide range of diseases that cause reduced production, fertility or death in cattle and economic losses to Western Australian producers.
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
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.
During dry times and drought there are a wide range of alternative feedstuffs that can be used to maintain and grow stock.
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 National Arbovirus Monitoring Program (NAMP) monitors the distribution of economically important insect-borne viruses of livestock and their vectors.
Strict movement requirements exist when importing livestock from interstate and/or overseas into Western Australia (WA).
The full biomass mapping data is available in more detail on the Australian Renewable Energy Mapping Interface (AREMI) – see the links below the dashboard. The AREMI map also allows you to overlay
In July 2017, information days were held to advise agribusiness on supporting sheep farmers through the dry season.
Correct nutrition of citrus trees is essential if they are to crop and perform to their maximum potential.
The importation of livestock into Western Australia and checking of imported livestock at the border is carried out by Quarantine WA (QWA).
Contact details for QWA are outlined below.
Thanks to the eConnected Grower Group representatives who attended our successful Getting Value from Farm Data Networks forum, in late 2017.