Regional and Seasonal content

Please note: This content may be out of date and is currently under review.

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

Avocado trees are very vigorous and can rapidly overgrow their permitted space in the orchard.

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).

The wingless grasshopper (Phaulacridium vittatum) is a native insect widely distributed throughout the higher rainfall coastal areas of southern Australia.

Frost occurs on clear nights in early spring when the air temperature drops to 2°C or less.

Frost is difficult to manage. It has a significant economic and emotional impact on the whole community.

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...

In July 2017,  information days were held to advise agribusiness on supporting sheep farmers through the dry season.

  

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