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The crop sowing guide for Western Australia is a one stop shop for variety information on all the major crops grown in Western Australia.
The Crop Sowing Guide for Western Australia is a one stop shop for variety information on all the major crops grown in Western Australia.
A new guide has been published to assist cereal growers to identify frost damage and consider crop management decisions.
Much of the Western Australia's wheatbelt has experienced a very dry 2018–2019 summer leaving very little stored moisture at present (DPIRD, May seasonal report 2019). Yield potential varies signif
In 2021 the Department is conducting over 300 research trials across the state from Kununurra in the north to Esperance in the south.
Taking experimental measurements can be labour intensive and time consuming, in addition the methods chosen must be repeatable (regardless of operator) with small degrees of error.
This page hosts the 2018 frost trial information, handy project resources and the frost severity maps (from August).
In 2018, over 10million tonnes (estimated) of wheat was harvested in Western Australia.
The aim of carbon farming is to sequester more carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as part of Australia's response to climate change.
When selecting a wheat variety to implement in a farming system, it is important to be aware of the variety's disease package to plan management options. The disease resistance ratings for wheat va