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Grain growers and livestock producers are invited to nominate for participation on industry biosecurity committees.

A range of Chardonnay and Shiraz wine grape clones are being evaluated in Western Australia as part of a national project identifying differences in fruit and wine quality based on different climat

Sheep producers are reminded to control sheep worms now to prevent problems over winter and spring.

Landholders can take part in selecting five priority weed targets for a new surveillance program across the South West Land Division.

Western Australian grain production is shifting, with more land sown to wheat and canola and less to legumes and pastures, which has seen a corresponding increase in root diseases.

Research has confirmed Western Australia’s climate has become significantly drier and warmer over the past 40 years, which has seen agricultural production become increasingly sophisticated over th

A one-off investment in soil amelioration treatments can generate ongoing benefits for at least eight years, according to research by the Department of Agriculture and Food supported by the Grains

Topics covered in this edition include an update on recent bushfire events, WA wine industry meeting with PM, mealybug observations, a current biosecurity risk assessment, irrigation assessments,...

Western Australian cattle producers will continue to receive assistance from the Department of Agriculture and Food cattle National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) helpdesk until June 2017 f

The use of no-till crop establishment practice is essential for farming raised beds. Cultivation is likely to degrade the bed and furrow construction.

Raised beds are a long-term option for preventing waterlogging and increasing crop yield on target areas.

Sheep producers are set to benefit from a renewed Merino sire evaluation project to improve the performance and profitability of their flocks.

Apr 2015
19 March 2015

This two day workshop (16-17 April) has been designed to show you how to enhance your unique selling proposition, build and engage your customer base directly, define your paths to market, as well...

University of Western Australia (UWA) graduate Benita Moir has received the Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum top honours for 2015.

Members of the public are urged to report unusual insects using the Department of Agriculture and Food’s new pest identification and reporting app, MyPestGuide.

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets - February 2015

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for producers - February 2015

Mar 2015
13 March 2015

Hear from nutrition consultant Wayne Pluske (Equii Pty Ltd) and DAFWA Research Officer Fran Hoyle discuss soil test interpretations and the key outcomes from an extensive soil carbon research...

Sheep producers are urged to take action to protect sheep ahead of forecast heavy rainfall and strong winds associated with the remains of Severe Tropical Cyclone Olwyn.

Cereal-based crop rotations are proving to be the most profitable in medium rainfall areas of the Western Australian wheatbelt, achieving gross margins of up to $600 per hectare per year.


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