Jump to navigation
Skip to Content
Managing soil and water resources in a productive and sustainable way is vital.
Climate projections for Western Australia (WA) are that average annual temperature will increase by 1.1–2.7°C in a medium-emission scenario, and 2.6–5.1°C in a high-emission scenario by the end of
Western Australia is free from many diseases that financially impact livestock producers, including horse owners, in eastern Australia.
Farm fires will often lead to contaminated surface-water supplies: ash and soil from burnt paddocks and bushland can be blown or washed into farm dams and provide nutrients for bacteria and algae.
WA horticulture industries are well positioned to capture the growing demand and opportunities in the overseas market.
Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).
Shallow relief drains are relatively cheap and easy to construct, and are effective at removing surface water from flooded or ponding land.
Natural or constructed grassed waterways can be used to safely move surface water across the landscape, handle water flow into and out of dams, the end of grade banks and other surface water dispos
Soil organic carbon is a measureable component of soil organic matter.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD)'s Northern Beef project collaborated with industry groups to evaluate returns from the value-added beef method of backgrounding