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Snails cause damage to citrus orchards by feeding on fruit and leaves. Snail management is a multi-step process that involves both cultural and chemical control.
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
Preventing weed seed set provides an opportunity to control weed seed set in the pasture, late fallow, late stubble and in-crop phases.
One method of weed control is to remove weed seeds in the fallow, stubble and pre-sowing phase.
African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious virus that causes an often fatal disease in pigs and wild boar.
Western Australia's access to livestock and livestock product export markets, worth about $2 billion annually, relies on Australia being free of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).
Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.
WA producers and others involved in the dairy, grain/seed, hay, sheep or goat industries or supply chains are encouraged to apply for membership to the Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Management Comm
Commercial production of truffles in Western Australia is a complex business, requiring specialist skills and knowledge. Much of this knowledge may need to be sourced from others.
Welcome to the third newsletter of the RIRDC/DAFWA project Pests and Diseases of Truffles and Their Host Trees in Australia, running from 29 May 2015 to 10 January 2019. This newsletter...
On-farm biosecurity, or hygiene, is about minimising the risk of unwanted plant, animal and microbiological organisms entering your property and causing problems.
A new guide has been published to assist canola and pulse growers to identify frost damage and consider crop management decisions. Frost damage reduces crop yield and grain quality.
Two documents on Australian truffle orchard pest and diseases are available to download.
Whether you are a bushwalker, mountain bike rider, camper, fisher or rock climber, we all have a role to play in protecting Australia’s animals and regional industries from serious diseases.
Measure water quality and quantity to effectively plan and monitor water supplies for livestock.
Many seasonal outlooks are available throughout the year for use in the South West Land Division (SWLD) whcih includes the Western Australian grainbelt.
Classical swine fever (CSF), also known as hog cholera, is a highly contagious disease of pigs caused by a pestivirus. The disease only affects pigs and is exotic to Australia.
This page provides a brief overview of the avocado industry in Western Australia, with links to other relevant information.
Avocados have an unusual flowering behaviour that is affected by temperature, particularly cold conditions which can impact on the level of fruit set.
Preventing lead residues in livestock protects human food safety and Western Australia's ongoing access to international markets.