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Australia is free of many infectious horse diseases, saving owners costly disease control. The occurrence of an emergency horse disease could severely restrict horse movements, racing and other com
Melioidosis is a disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which can affect animals and humans.
Frost risk occurs virtually every year across southern and eastern agricultural regions. Actual occurrence of frost is determined by location and landscape factors as well as climate.
Measure water quality and quantity to effectively plan and monitor water supplies for livestock.
Johne’s disease (JD) is a chronic incurable infectious disease that affects cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, alpaca and deer.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, WA is working with the WA horticulture industry to respond to the detection of tomato potato psyllid, an exotic plant pest.
Frost damage to braocacre crops is a significant annual production constraint for localised parts of the Western Australian wheatbelt.
Wheat is highly susceptible to frost damage between ear emergence and flowering – often termed reproductive frost.
Pasture manipulation is the application of herbicides for grass control early in the growing season (autumn or early winter).
It is often the preferred option for grass control.
Western Australia has a well-deserved reputation for producing healthy livestock that are free of diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our markets.