Regional and Seasonal content

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Growing apples under netting results in significant savings in irrigation but is creating new management challenges, a Department of Agriculture and Food trial has shown.

Growers are reminded to investigate uneven crops to check if plant parasitic nematodes are present, after root lesion and burrowing nematodes were found in the Moora area.

The More Sheep initiative which aims to rebuild Western Australia’s sheep flock, has been a driving factor behind a knowledge-building tour by four Northampton producers.

Grains researchers at Murdoch University and the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) have developed a new diagnostic tool that could deliver benefits beyond the agricultural industry to help

Some aquatic plants used in ponds and aquariums are highly invasive and have become serious weeds in natural waterways.

The latest seasonal information to assist growers with decision-making will be available from the Department of Agriculture and Food at the Dowerin Machinery Field Days.

The Department of Agriculture and Food’s Small Landholder Information Service (SLIS) will be at this year’s Nannup Flower and Garden Festival on August 16 and 17. 

Water, environment and sustainability issues related to potential food production in northern Western Australia have been highlighted at an industry forum in Perth.

Grain growers deliberating over whether or not to top up their crops with nitrogen fertiliser have been urged to use a range of tools to make the difficult decision.

Farming practices were the focus of 37 Chinese university students and their teachers who recently visited the South West and Great Southern regions to learn about Western Australia's horticulture,

Sheepmeat and wool producers are being encouraged to set up on-farm genetic benchmarking trials to improve the productivity and profitability of their flock.


Wheat or barley…what is the most profitable crop to sow?

Updated advice on the best practices for growing vegetables commercially is now available online.

Sep 2014
1 August 2014

Join expert leaders and colleagues for a forum discussing investment decision making of organisations and individuals who are involved in at achieving sustainable use of natural resources for a...

The importance of livestock biosecurity is being highlighted by the Department of Agriculture and Food at this year’s Dowerin Machinery Field Days.

The 2014 Sheep Updates has delved into the history of genetic improvement in WA and the emerging issues in genetics and genomics.

Northern researchers at the Department of Agriculture and Food expect trials will deliver a clearer picture of the potential for quinoa, a grain touted for its nutritional qualities, to become a fu

Aug 2014
25 July 2014

A major food Industry professional event to inform you on the latest developments impacting on the food industry is scheduled for Friday 22 August at Technology Park, Bentley.

It is geared...

Cattle producers Australia-wide will benefit from research conducted by a local scientist on improving protein quality of conserved fodder.

Banksias are a unique flower composed of compact inflorescences. They can be harvested from the bush for domestic and export markets or grown commercially.


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