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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.
The department consults with agribusiness to improve understanding of and service delivery to the industry.
Western Australian seed potato exports are increasing but new markets are required if this trend is to continue.
Measure water quality and quantity to effectively plan and monitor water supplies for livestock.
Selenium and vitamin E are essential in sheep diets, and work together to prevent and repair cell damage in the body.
The choice of pasture species is important in order to provide high quality feed for grazing livestock, to be adapted to the growing environment and to provide sufficient groundcover to help protec
Whether your property is 1ha or 2000ha, as a rural landholder you have many responsibilities.
Nearly all biofuel systems (mainly biodiesel and bioethanol) produce fewer greenhouse gas emissions than fossil fuels (diesel and petrol derived from fossil oil).
There is potential to reduce methane greenhouse gas emissions from livestock by selecting for higher feed conversion efficiency, or by using males with measured low methane emissions.
Johne’s disease (JD) is a chronic incurable infectious disease that affects cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, alpaca and deer.