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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) plays a major role in addressing the impact of frost on WA growers through a combination of on-farm research and development ac
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development provides this agri-climate profile of historical and projected climate information to support farm business managers in their response
Composting offers an environmentally superior alternative to using organic material for landfill because composting reduces methane production (a major source of greenhouse gas), and provides a ser
Frost is difficult to manage. It has a significant economic and emotional impact on the whole community.
Renewable chemicals are produced from renewable feedstock using advanced manufacturing processes, leaving a smaller environmental footprint than traditional petrochemicals.
Climate change will affect livestock production in the agricultural areas of Western Australia (South West WA) in different ways, with some regions and enterprises benefiting and some not.
Climate change will affect soil and water resources directly and indirectly, and the impacts will be determined by the three primary drivers: local climate, land characteristics and land management
Climate change in south-west Western Australia (WA) is a reality – temperatures have increased, annual rainfall has decreased, and climate variability has increased.
The Australian Government's 2020 inventory of the nation's sources and sinks of greenhouse gases shows agriculture was responsible for about 13.5% of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2018.
The extreme weather events tool uses data from DPIRD's extensive weather station network to map air temperatures, relative humidity, dew point, Delta T and wet bulb, either below or above a specifi