Regional and Seasonal content

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WA producers and others involved in the dairy, grain/seed, hay, sheep or goat industries or supply chains are encouraged to apply for membership to the Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Management Comm

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.

Harvesting bananas involves a lot of lifting, which increases the risk of injury to workers.

For bananas on the Ord River Irrigation Area, length of time to emergence and harvesting depend on air temperature, planting time and sucker management.

Higher banana plant densities are used in the Ord River Irrigation Area than other growing areas to modify canopy microclimates.

Tissue culture is the best method for propagating bananas. It ensures they are true to type and free from pests and diseases.

The Ord River Irrigation Area (ORIA) is suitable for growing bananas.

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.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is assisting producers across the rangelands by providing seasonally relevant information and management options for those expe

2019 leading into 2020 has been a difficult season for many farmers and pastoralists throughout Western Australia, with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.

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.

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

  

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