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Pigeon paramyxovirus type 1 (PPMV1) is a contagious viral disease affecting pigeons. It was first detected in Australia in 2011 and is present in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania.
Comprehensive survey data is collected on Western Australian sheep enterprises and producer intentions every four years by DPIRD.
The Western Australian Government, through the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, is focusing resources on supporting the growth of premium and value-add food and beverage b
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) provides this information to help people in the rural areas of Western Australia find the support and assistance they need to d
Farmers have asked the questions below after serious fires in the agricultural areas of south-west Western Australia.
This page summarises the preliminary soil and groundwater resource assessment findings for the Mantinea Development area, part of the Goomig farmlands in the Ord River Irrigation Expansion Stage 2,
Dispersive (sodic) soils are common in the south-west agricultural area of Western Australia, where they occur mainly as duplex or gradational profiles.
It is not always easy to identify the degree of dispersion or sodicity in soils. The choice of suitable management depends on knowing the soil sodicity and whether dispersion is a problem.
Pumping of groundwater and disposal of saline effluent (reject water) from desalination is covered by regulations requiring owners or occupiers to notify the Commissioner of Soil and Land Conservat
In Western Australia, any movement of stock from any area (both interstate and intrastate) other than a cattle tick free area requires approved tick treatment, supervised inspection and clearance c