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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is currently responding to an outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) in Perth's western suburbs (detected in March 2020).
Selecting the right rootstock for your orchard is one of the most important decisions you will have to make.
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].
Many new navel and Valencia orange varieties have become available in recent years and are currently being evaluated under West Australian conditions.
Many new varieties of mandarins and tangors have become available in Western Australia with desirable traits for consumers such as few or no seeds and loose skin (easy peel).
Pruning is a cultural practice involving the removal of tree branches and limbs.
The $580 000 WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program (Program) is focused on demonstrating agricultural digital technology (ag-tech) solutions to WA growers and school students in the
Fifteen projects have shared in $582 800 in funding through the eConnected Grainbelt Project’s WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program.
Australia is free of many infectious horse diseases, saving owners costly disease control. The occurrence of an emergency horse disease could severely restrict horse movements, racing and other com
Western Australia’s access to markets for livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of reportable and trade-sensitive livestock diseases....
The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Calling a vet to investigate...
This is the sixth year of the Biosecurity Blitz that encourages communities across Australia to get outdoors to look for insects, weeds and signs of disease, which could impact Western Australia’s...
White spot is a highly contagious viral infection that affects all crustaceans.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Diagnostics and Laboratory Services (DDLS) - Animal Pathology, Western Australia (formerly DAFWA Animal Health Laboratories) provides a
Western Australia has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.
All livestock in Western Australia must be correctly identified according to species.
The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Calling a vet to...
The WA livestock disease outlook – for vets summarises recent significant disease investigations by Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) vets and private vets...
As part of the successful Getting Value from Farm Data Networks grower group forum at Technology Park, Bentley, held in 2017, four high quality speakers presented to about 70 attendees.