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Preventing lead residues in livestock protects human food safety and Western Australia's ongoing access to international markets.

Growing global demand for Australian beef products, driven primarily by Asian countries, presents opportunities to expand livestock production and value add in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of

Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.

Waterlogging causes soil structure collapse in sodic soils, because the clay particles holding soil particles together disperse.

Mosaic Agriculture is one of three strategic pillars under the Northern Beef Development project.

Productivity and Capacity is one of three strategic pillars under the Northern Beef Development project.

Fire, flood and drought can result in large numbers of dead farm animals which need to be disposed of safely.

Cyclones, storms and floods can result in loss of harvest or livestock, increased susceptibility of livestock to disease, contamination of water bodies, land degradation through wind and water eros

Managing farm biosecurity following a fire, flood or dry season is a balance of caring for livestock and paddocks while limiting the introduction of new pests, diseases or weeds onto the property.

The poultry biosecurity checklist summarises the actions needed to protect your poultry and the Western Australian poultry industry from the devastating effects of emergency diseases such as avian

Under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013, all movements of livestock must be accompanied by a valid waybill. 

Many new navel and Valencia orange varieties have become available in recent years and are currently being evaluated under West Australian conditions.

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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).

There are multiple causes of infertility, abortion and stillbirths in cows. These include some diseases that are exotic to Western Australia and some zoonotic diseases.

Determining the size of the crop on citrus trees is an important tool which allows growers to make appropriate management decisions for the upcoming season.

Fruit size is an important feature for accessing desired markets and is largely determined by crop load.  Tree manipulation practices can be used by orchardists at a number of key crop stages to in

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

Potassium deficiency can lead to loss of clover content and severely limit production of high rainfall.

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) approved procedure for detection of trematode eggs and Eimeria leuckarti sedimentation method (FEST) on faecal samples.

  

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