Jump to navigation
Skip to Content
In 2020 the Department is conducting over 300 Grains Research trials across the state from Kununurra in the north to Esperance in the south.
Grain growers have been urged to adopt the Scouting Movement’s motto and ‘be prepared’ for the risk of a big year of crop pests and diseases.
This series of video tutorials has been produced to provide advice about the best ways to monitor and sample crops to diagnose and overcome constraints to crop production.
In Western Australia's Mediterranean-type climate, the survival of pests and diseases over summer is often critical in determining pest outbreaks and disease epidemics in broadacre crops.
Management of weeds, disease and nitrogen nutrition are ongoing challenges that limit yield potential.