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The crop sowing guide for Western Australia is a one stop shop for variety information on all the major crops grown in Western Australia.

As part of the department’s ongoing Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) eradication program, Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) Qfly will be used in Perth’s western suburbs with the aim of eradicating any rema

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). 

Historical rainfall decile maps for the South West Land Division (SWLD) using baseline period of 1975-2020.

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].

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].

Rainfall to date graphs show the amount of rainfall accumulated from the start of the grain growing season and can be used as a tool in the seasonal decision-making process.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for November 2020 to January 2021 is 40-80% chance of exceeding median rainfall...

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.

The WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg grant program awarded $580 000 to eight grower groups and five agricultural schools or colleges to demonstrate real-time remote farm monitoring.  Monitori

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

A little knowledge of the nutritional value of your supplementary feeds can save you a lot of money and hassle. In dry seasons in particular, it is likely that farmers will need to start supplement

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) plays a major role in addressing the impact of frost on WA growers through a combination of on-farm research and development ac

Frost is difficult to manage. It has a significant economic and emotional impact on the whole community.

Frost occurs on clear nights in early spring when the air temperature drops to 2°C or less.

Frost risk occurs virtually every year across southern and eastern agricultural regions. Actual occurrence of frost is determined by location and landscape factors as well as climate.

The department is a key partner in the Grains Research and Development Corporations' (GRDC) National Frost Initiative (NFI) which aims to provide the Australian grains industry with targeted resear

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for October to December is generally less than 40% chance of exceeding median...

Sheep pregnancy scanning occurs at around 90 days after joining and is performed by a skilled operator using an ultrasound scanner.

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