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This long term project aims to evaluate the long term productivity, profitability and sustainability of lower input regenerative and intensive ag-tech systems against current district practice and
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) seeks expressions of interest for the bulk up and commercialisation of a new variety of quinoa.
The Crop Sowing Guide for Western Australia is a one stop shop for variety information on all the major crops grown in Western Australia.
The term 'residual' applies to a number of herbicides that have a long lasting activity in the soil. These herbicides are often applied directly to the soil prior to planting crops, pre-emergent.
Much of the Western Australia's wheatbelt has experienced a very dry 2018–2019 summer leaving very little stored moisture at present (DPIRD, May seasonal report 2019). Yield potential varies signif
A new guide has been published to assist cereal growers to identify frost damage and consider crop management decisions.
Taking experimental measurements can be labour intensive and time consuming, in addition the methods chosen must be repeatable (regardless of operator) with small degrees of error.
In 2020 the Department is conducting over 300 Grains Research trials across the state from Kununurra in the north to Esperance in the south.
In 2018, over 10million tonnes (estimated) of wheat was harvested in Western Australia.
This page hosts the 2018 frost trial information, handy project resources and the frost severity maps (from August).