Regional and Seasonal content

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Wheat growers who have completed seeding now have the opportunity to assess crop establishment and reflect on the effectiveness of their sowing strategy.

Residents in Perth and regional Western Australia are reminded to take part in surveillance for pest threat, the European wasp.

Examining methods of lime incorporation to best suit the farm business has been the focus of recent Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) field walks in the northern Wheatbelt.

Flowering stalk collapse causes withering and death of the flowering head

Calcium deficiency ('wither top' or 'tipple topple') is occasionally seen in canola at stem extension.

Jul 2014
19 June 2014

Learn how to prune effectively with agronomist Marcel Veens.

Jun 2014
19 June 2014

Learn effective orchard pruning techniques with agronomist Marcel Veens.

Sniffer dogs have been used to successfully identify breech strike resistant sheep, as part of research to reduce flystrike.

Sheep industry representatives in Western Australia are encouraged to register now for the 2014 Sheep Updates.

Augusta residents are urged to be on the lookout for unusual birds after the confirmed sighting of a Barbary dove in the Augusta town site.

This web article has been written to help home gardeners solve nutrient deficiency symptoms in their garden plants.

A drier than normal outlook has been issued for central and southern parts of the wheatbelt over the next three months, while a wetter than normal winter is more likely for the Northern Agricultura

Dryland salinity is an increasing problem across the Australian landscape and salt can also be a problem in gardens.

Wheat growers in Western Australia are encouraged to monitor crops throughout the season for signs of leaf rust following testing which has confirmed an increased risk of rust in popular wheat vari

Grain growers have the opportunity to build their understanding of soils through integrated workshops offered by the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA).

The harvesting of grass trees for landscaping is popular as these striking specimens compliment both formal and informal gardens.

Low seedling vigour in older seed

Poor grain quality seed can impact on germination rates and market quality. It can be due to small seed or damage by harvest, storage, weather or environment.

Science is being used as a basis to develop the next unique Western Australian red wine.

Downy mildew is caused by a fungus which has been affecting impatiens in Western Australia since 2007 after being found in Victoria the previous year.

Science is being used as a basis to develop the next unique Western Australian red wine.

If azalea foliage or flowers are being spoiled by lace bug or petal blight, preventative action – taken at the right time of year – can ease the problem.


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