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Western Australia is free of most of the significant diseases that affect animals in other parts of the world.
Newcastle disease is a severe viral disease of poultry and other birds.
Avian influenza is an infectious disease of birds caused by an influenza virus.
2019 has been a difficult season for many throughout Western Australia with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.
The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunities to Australian agriculture.
Poor, dry seasons can cause crops (cereals, lupins and canola) to be patchy and short.
In Western Australia, all owners of livestock are legally required to register with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Brands Office.
Livestock disease investigations protect our markets: Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of particular...
Calling a vet to investigate disease protects our markets: The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases...
The Viticulture spray guide provides information for the management of pests and diseases applicable for both wine and table grape vineyards within Western Australia. The bulletin lists over 500 a
Identification of livestock in Western Australia is required under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) regula
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for October to December, 2019 is indicating 20-60% chance of exceeding median...
Articles in the September edition cover a new project investigating novel approach to manage bunch rot, pest and disease monitoring tips, wrap up of Winemakers' trial forums across the regions,...
In this article we provide details on how to approximate your annual water requirements for commercial production of avocados.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development provides this agri-climate profile of historical and projected climate information to support farm business managers in their response
When conducting research on managing your property or starting a new enterprise there are many sources of information from state and local government departments to rural suppliers and industry ass
Pruning is a cultural practice involving the removal of tree branches and limbs.
Irrigation is one of the most important factors in producing a good yield of quality citrus.
Monitoring a citrus orchard to gain some knowledge of the effectiveness of nutrition programs can be difficult, expensive and time consuming. It is, however, the only way a valid assessment can be
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for spring, September to November 2019 is indicating less than a 40% chance of...