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Waterlogging is a common problem in the agricultural soils of south-west Western Australia in the wetter months of winter.
The importation of livestock into Western Australia and checking of imported livestock at the border is carried out by Quarantine WA (QWA).
Contact details for QWA are outlined below.
The threat of Newcastle disease is managed nationally through the National Newcastle Disease Management Plan.
Deep sowing to chase moisture can be critical in some seasons to getting crops established early. Wheat varieties differ in their ability to emerge from depth.
Agistment describes the movement of livestock from a property where there is little feed or water to another property where there are adequate supplies.
Almost all of WA citrus fruit is sold in the local market. Fruit has been sent to export markets since 2015 and is increasing.
Land capability assessment is used to identify the potential for agricultural and non-agricultural land uses. It considers specific requirements of the land use and also identifies potenti
Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) in cattle is a complex disease that is caused by bovine pestivirus.
Capsicums (Capsicum annuum) and chillies (Capsicum frutescens) are cultivated as annual vegetables while the edible parts are botanically fruit. They belong to the Solanaceae fami
Some of the world’s safest meat, milk and fibre products are produced here in Western Australia. WA farmers produce safe food by keeping their livestock free of harmful residues.