Regional and Seasonal content

Please note: This content may be out of date and is currently under review.

On-farm biosecurity, or hygiene, is about minimising the risk of unwanted plant, animal and microbiological organisms entering your property and causing problems.

Spring frosts occasionally cause drastic reductions in crop yields in localised parts of the Western Australian wheatbelt.

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.

Wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) is highly competitive in crops and can cause a yield loss of 10-90%.

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.

Powdery mildew is a fungal leaf disease that reduces yield and grain quality in susceptible wheat varieties.

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.

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

  

Page last updated: Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 5:05am