Regional and Seasonal content

Please note: This content may be out of date and is currently under review.

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.

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.

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

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for winter, June to August 2019 and June to October 2019 is indicating less than...

In July 2017,  information days were held to advise agribusiness on supporting sheep farmers through the dry season.

Delayed seeding or emergence will shorten the growing season for wheat, reducing yield potentials.

Correct nutrition of citrus trees is essential if they are to crop and perform to their maximum potential.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system for May to July 2019 and May to October 2019 is indicating less than 40% chance...

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.

Anthrax is a bacterial disease of animals, most commonly seen in cattle, sheep and goats.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) for April to June 2019 and April to October 2019 is indicating less than 40% chance of...

Canola research conducted in WA is been presented in a number of online platforms. This page lists key publications and includeds link to allow easy access. 

The Western Australian Horticulture Update, 2018 took place on Thursday August 16 and Friday August 17, 2018 at the Crown Convention Centr

  

Page last updated: Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 5:05am