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Western Australian producers can access a variety of subsidies for disease investigations in livestock that will minimise the cost of calling a vet and maximise the benefits.
Soil moisture sensors aid good irrigation management. Good irrigation management gives better crops, uses fewer inputs, and increases profitability.
The production of host trees inoculated with Tuber species for the production of truffles is a highly specialised activity.
As a protection mechanism from damage during harsh winter conditions, perennial fruit trees go through a period of dormancy.
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].
Vaccines can prevent a wide range of diseases that cause reduced production, fertility or death in cattle and economic losses to Western Australian producers.
Surveillance and diagnosis for pests and diseases in the Western Australian grape industry was a transformational project to boost the early detection of exotic pests and disease incursions and enh
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for August to October 2019 is indicating 20-60% chance of exceeding median...
Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).
Weaners are the most difficult class of sheep to manage effectively, largely because they usually cannot consume enough energy while grazing dry pastures and crop stubbles.
During dry times and drought there are a wide range of alternative feedstuffs that can be used to maintain and grow stock.
To make sure that any chemical application doesn’t leave you short on protection or break your withholding periods, the Flystrike Chemical Planner (a hand-held paper-based tool) and the Flystrike A
Liver fluke is a parasite of ruminants and is not present in Western Australia.
This page hosts the 2018 frost trial information, handy project resources and the frost severity maps (from August).
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for July to September 2019 is indicating neutral to wetter conditions for the...
The National TSE Surveillance Program (NTSESP) conducts surveillance for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or mad cow disease) in cattle and scrapie in sheep.
The National Arbovirus Monitoring Program (NAMP) monitors the distribution of economically important insect-borne viruses of livestock and their vectors.
Strict movement requirements exist when importing livestock from interstate and/or overseas into Western Australia (WA).
The full biomass mapping data is available in more detail on the Australian Renewable Energy Mapping Interface (AREMI) – see the links below the dashboard. The AREMI map also allows you to overlay
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for winter, June to August 2019 and June to October 2019 is indicating less than...