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Permanent raised beds are a practical and economic means of managing some waterlogged sites in wetter areas of the Western Australian grainbelt.
Congratulations to the below list of successful recipients for Round 1 of the Grower Group R&D Grants Program.
Landowners who wish to protect and manage native vegetation on their property may enter into an agreement (covenant) with the Commissioner of Soil and Land Conservation under s30 of the Soil an
The following resources have been produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) to assist veterinarians in selecting and preparing samples and conducting livesto
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, has produced a visual guide to assist in carrying out a thorough ruminant animal post-mortem.
The table below provides suggested maximum velocities of surface water flow on various soils. This information can be used when designing surface water management structures.
By following this guide, you can estimate the amount of water stored in a dam, and how evaporation and water for livestock, spraying and other uses will affect water reserves.
Soil water repellence is caused by an accumulation of waxy organic matter in the soil surface. It is worse in sandy textured topsoils.
Globally competitive production systems, multiple trade routes, rising prices and growing demand for lamb from emerging markets bodes well for WA’s sheep industry.
Soil moisture sensors aid good irrigation management. Good irrigation management gives better crops, uses fewer inputs, and increases profitability.