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This is the sixth year of the Biosecurity Blitz that encourages communities across Australia to get outdoors to look for insects, weeds and signs of disease, which could impact Western Australia’s...
The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Calling a vet to...
Managing subsurface water can help to lower watertables and alleviate problems with waterlogging, rising salinity, and infrastructure damage.
In May 2019, the McGowan Government commissioned the Independent Review (the Review) of the operation and effectiveness of Animal Welfare Act 2002 (the Act).
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
2019 leading into 2020 has been a difficult season for many farmers and pastoralists throughout Western Australia, with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.
African swine fever is a highly contagious virus that causes high death rates in pigs.
AgMemo is the department’s flagship newsletter - keeping subscribers across the state up to date with the department’s activities, news and advice. In this edition:
- Research focus on the...
Industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa) has been grown in WA for many years and is gaining interest due to recent changes in food standards allowing human consumption of hemp seed in Australia.