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The health and nutrition of the pregnant ewe largely determines how successful lambing is in any given year.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia (DPIRD) is responsible for the administration of the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 (BAM A
Botulism is a rapid onset, usually fatal disease caused by the botulinum toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.
If you run livestock, whether on a small scale or commercially, you need a biosecurity plan.
As a landholder it is important to plan ahead for the coming season.
The use of spray technology to control weeds, pests and diseases is widespread and is often heralded as the easiest option.
Manganese deficiency is most often seen on well drained neutral or calcareous soils but heavy fertiliser usage can induce it in other soils, particularly after heavy applications of lime.
Don’t send water and fertiliser dollars down the drain. When it comes to irrigation systems, one size does not fit all.
Carrot virus Y has been found in carrot crops throughout Australia.
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.