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Balansa clover (Trifolium michelianum) is an annual, self-regenerating forage legume introduced from Turkey and has been used in Western Australia since the mid 1980s.
This page summarises the opportunity costs for each resource theme in the Report card on sustainable natural resource use in agriculture (the Report card), and pro
The Australian plague locust is a declared pest under the the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007.
The Animal Biosecurity and Welfare program within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) manages evidence-based systems to maintain and verify our high animal health,
'Crop-topping' is the late application of herbicides to prevent weed seed-set.
Spray-topping is a very effective method for managing annual grass seed set in pastures.
Spray-topping or pasture topping is the application of a sub-lethal rate of herbicide when grasses are coming into head and flowering.
Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].
Chlorination effectively reduces problems with water colour, taste and odour, and treats bacterial contamination.
Some types of saline land in Western Australia have potential for sequestering significant amounts of carbon.