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Western Australia's climate has changed over the last century, particularly over the last 50 years. Average temperature has risen about 1°C.
Cattle producers in the shires of Albany, Denmark and Plantagenet in Western Australia and sheep producers in the shires of Esperance and Ravensthorpe are invited to participate in local surveillan
Farm Finance (FFCLS) and Drought (DCLS) Concessional Loans Schemes were established and funded by the Australian Government and are administered on behalf of the Western Australian Government by th
Wind erosion can affect any land that is exposed to strong wind and has detached soil.
Five-day foot bathing is a treatment option that can be used as a disease reduction measure in winter, spring, or at the start of summer to treat clinically mild forms of footrot in sheep.
Rainwater run-off from a roof can provide clear, soft and low-salinity water.
Owning livestock on a small property comes with responsibilities to the animals, neighbours, the environment, and in many cases to legislation, whether the livestock are for production, pets, or ot
Sheep farmers can save money and time eradicating new lice infestations by taking simple biosecurity measures that become part of normal management programs.
Dispersive soils are common in the agricultural areas of Western Australia, where they occur mainly as duplex or gradational profiles.
Sowing early is the key to maximising canola yield. An extra 40 kg/ha per day was gained when sowing in mid-April compared to late April at Binnu in 2015.