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To be productive a perennial grass pasture requires a companion legume to improve the feed quality over the winter growing season and provide the nitrogen input to drive productivity.
On-farm biosecurity, or hygiene, is about minimising the risk of unwanted plant, animal and microbiological organisms entering your property and causing problems.
It is illegal to feed meat, meat products and food that has been in contact with meat to pigs in Australia.
A highly productive sub-tropical grass–serradella pasture is achievable – but there are a number of prerequisites for success.
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.
WA horticulture industries are well positioned to capture the growing demand and opportunities in the overseas market.
The Western Australian Horticulture Update, 2018 took place on Thursday August 16 and Friday August 17, 2018 at the Crown Convention Centr
The department is a key partner in the Grains Research and Development Corporations' (GRDC) National Frost Initiative (NFI) which aims to provide the Australian grains industry with targeted resear
Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).
Melioidosis is a disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which can affect animals and humans.