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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). 

Pastures from Space estimates green feed on offer (FOO) and the pasture growth rate (PGR).

Selecting the right rootstock for your orchard is one of the most important decisions you will have to make.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) and The University of Western Australia (UWA) are leading research into breeding flavonoid-rich apples – healthier apples for c

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].

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).

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

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 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.

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.

In 2020 the Department is conducting over 300 Grains Research trials across the state from Kununurra in the north to Esperance in the south.

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