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A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the livestock sector.
Cattle are common victims of fires in Australia. Cattle are generally less affected by fires than sheep because of their superior height and speed, but they can be severely burnt if trapped, such a
Sheep are common victims of fires in Australia. The information below describes how fire may affect sheep and the management options landholders have.
Gully erosion is a severe form of land degradation affecting infrastructure, paddock management and property access.
Striped cabbage heart caterpillar, also known as cabbage centre grub, is a pest of cabbages in Indonesia and Western Australia.
Loopers are a relatively minor pest of potato crops in both Indonesia and Western Australia.
Applications are now closed for the Export Competitiveness Grants (ECG) program.
Drywood termites such as Cryptotermes dudleyi and C.
Cluster caterpillar is a minor pest of potatoes in Indonesia and Western Australia but growers should understand it.
Black cutworm is a relatively minor pest of potatoes and cabbages in Indonesia and Western Australia.