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Farmers have asked the questions below after serious fires in the agricultural areas of south-west Western Australia.
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
Groundwater pumping can lower local watertables and reduce the spread of local salinity.
Siphons are a way of passively moving water from areas of higher hydraulic head to areas of lower hydraulic head, through a pipe.
Salinity risk mapping provides managers with information to assess tree planting proposals for carbon sequestration.
Western Australia has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.
Summer weeds can rob subsequent crops of soil nitrogen and stored soil water. They can also reduce crop emergence by causing physical and/or chemical interference at seeding time.
Western Australia is free from many diseases that financially impact livestock producers, including horse owners, in eastern Australia.
Plant available soil water graphs show the amount of soil water accumulated from the start of summer (1 November) through the grain growing season and can be used as a tool in the seasonal decision
Fires can cause significant damage to bush on farms and may devastate revegetation areas.