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Apr 2014
1 April 2014

Seminar and networking event to better understand your markets and improve your customer networks. Presented by Mr Martin Kneebone, Managing Director of Freshlogic, an independent market research...

Horse owners in Western Australia are reminded to remain vigilant for signs of Hendra virus in their horses and to take steps to reduce the risk of it occurring. 

Grain growers now have access to the 2014 Wheat Variety Guide for Western Australia to assist growers with variety choice and management this year.

The Department of Agriculture and Food is requesting rural Western Australians who plan to commemorate the Anzac centenary this year by planting red poppies to do so with care.

The Department of Agriculture and Food will lead a group of Western Australian food and beverage exporters participating at Food and Hotel Asia 2014 next month.

Visitors to the Perth Garden Festival who have unfamiliar pests or weeds in their home or yards are encouraged to drop in to the Department of Agriculture and Food exhibit area for help to identify

Nearly 200 children of all ages had fun discovering the agricultural trail at the Warren District Show recently.

The Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) is reminding farmers to look into their eligibility for a tax offset if they are purchasing a seeder this season.

Middle Eastern buyers have received a taste of the produce on offer from Western Australia as part of the Gulfood 2014 trade exhibition in Dubai.

An updated pasture condition guide for the Kimberley is available free of charge to livestock producers in the region.

Research by the Department of Agriculture and Food has confirmed the new feed barley variety Litmus is the best available barley variety to grow on soils with an acidic profile.

Department of Agriculture and Food research has shown that shifting investment from nutrients to lime incorporation can be profitable on acid soils, and provide immediate benefits.

Grain growers can no-till furrow sow smarter by investing in wings on points or boots, a banded wetter or sowing close to the previous row on dry, non-wetting soil.

Preliminary trial data has shed light on the most suitable wheat varieties to choose when chasing sub soil moisture when sowing.

Regular quarantine inspections by the Department of Agriculture and Food have recently detected exotic insect pests on fruit, vegetables and flowers brought into Western Australia.

Jul 2014
19 March 2014

The Sheep Updates in 2014 will be held on the 30 July at the University Club (UWA) in Crawley. 

The theme for the conference will be "Sheep genetics - getting the most benefit from your...

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia is working in conjunction with WA College of Agriculture Denmark to provide students with broadacre farming experience.

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia is working with AGWEST Plant Laboratories to offer a rapid and inexpensive screening service to distinguish between the barley varieties Sc

The 2013 AgLinkEd Scholarship winner, Stephanie Boyce, has taken the next step in pursuing her career in agriculture, after being appointed to the Department of Agriculture and Food’s Geraldton off

Worm farms are good for the environment as the worms recycle organic waste by converting it into liquid and solid fertilisers. These farms are popular with householders as they are easy to look aft


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