Regional and Seasonal content

Please note: This content may be out of date and is currently under review.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) network of automatic weather stations and radars throughout the state provide timely, relevant and local weather data to assi

Agistment is an option for removing livestock from a property, for a number of reasons – after a fire, when paddock feed is inadequate, to spell pastures, or to finish livestock for sale on better

To produce potatoes with high specific gravity follow good agronomic practices.  Use high quality seed of the correct variety.  Plant the variety at the right spacing and time of year.

Western Australia has a well-deserved reputation for producing healthy livestock that are free of diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our markets.

Taking experimental measurements can be labour intensive and time consuming, in addition the methods chosen must be repeatable (regardless of operator) with small degrees of error.

Western Australia has laws that control chemical use on livestock. These laws protect people, animals and the environment from harm, and maintain access to overseas markets.

This web page provides a summary of the key points about how the Johne's Beef Assurance Score (J-BAS) applies to Western Australian cattle producers.

Apple scab or black spot is caused by the fungus Venturia inaequalis.

With so many new wheat varieties out there, you may be scratching your head over which variety to choose for next season.

Variety choice and variety management are key factors for profitable wheat production and this 'essentials' guide provides a guide to assist with these decisions.

Wednesday
24th
Oct 2018
15 October 2018

Join us for the 2018 tedera field day and new variety release. Hear the latest research information on agronomy, nutrition, animal production and visit trial sites and seed crops sown in 2015,...

Early recognition of disease is one of the most important factors influencing the control of disease and the reduction of its impact on industry and the community.

Antimicrobial resistance threatens the effective prevention and treatment of an increasing range of infections in humans and animals caused by bacteria, parasites and viruses.

A wide range of fruit can be produced throughout the year in Western Australia, providing the pleasure of eating sun ripened fruits fresh from the tree.

This article outlines the conditions for growing truffles in the South-West of Western Australia.

Congratulations to the following applicants who have been selected to be awarded an Export Competitiveness Grant (ECG).

Thursday
16th
Aug 2018
16 August 2018

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) will hold the 2018 Western Australian Horticulture Update at Crown Convention Centre on August 16 and August 17.

In 2015, a review of pest organisms recorded in Australia with an association with grapevines, identified over 250 that have not yet established in Western Australia.

A pest risk assessment of pests with reported occurrences in Australia but which have not established in Western Australia (WA) found 45 pests that were considered priority pest threats to the viti

The Western Australian Horticulture Update, 2018 will take place on Thursday August 16 and Friday August 17, 2018 at the Crown Convention Centre, Perth.

  

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