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A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the horticulture sector.
Jujubes are a new horticultural industry in Western Australia. This page provides an overview of propagation techniques.
Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.
‘One Health’ is an internationally supported approach that recognises that the health and well-being of animals, people and the environment are closely linked and that international, national and
Hay that contains annual ryegrass may cause annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT). Hay can be tested for ARGT risk. The test provides a risk rating for toxicity.
It is illegal to feed meat, meat products and food that has been in contact with meat to pigs in Australia.
A pest risk assessment of pests with reported occurrences in Australia but which have not established in Western Australia (WA) found 45 pests that were considered priority pest threats to the viti
The State Government has made a $5 million investment in further Doppler technology as part of the $75 million Agricultural Infrastructure Investment Fund to provide complete Doppler radar coverage
Opportunities for WA fruits can be built by identifying export markets with the best potential return, underpinned by demand.
Bluetongue virus can infect all ruminants but it usually only causes serious disease in sheep. Cattle may be infected with the virus but rarely show disease.