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Poorly-designed cattleyards will not only result in more handling hours, but also increase the risk of injury to both the handler and stock.
Selling direct to consumers is an opportunity perfect for small producers as it increases the possibility of receiving a higher return.
This article contains useful information about caltrop (Tribulus terrestris) and how to identify it.
Chickens can be a great asset to any small landholding. They provide eggs, produce fertiliser, control insects and weeds, eat kitchen scraps and loosen soil while scratching.
One method of weed control is to remove weed seeds in the fallow, stubble and pre-sowing phase.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) aims to assist the development of sustainable and enduring beef supply chains in Western Australia.
Western Australia exports on average 48% of Australia's oaten hay, exporting around 300 000 tonnes worth over A$88 million in 2012/13.
Strong winds can wreak havoc on crops, pastures, vineyards and orchards causing breakages, fruit fall and sandblasting.
Gastro-intestinal worm infections in sheep are a major cause of lost productivity to the Western Australian (WA) sheep industry and control has become more complex due to widespread drench resistan
Over-application of fertiliser nutrients can cause growth and quality problems in vegetable crops.