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Parsnips can be grown throughout the year in the South West of Western Australia but germination is better in cooler months. They are grown mainly for the local market.
Pulpy kidney (enterotoxaemia) is a disease of sheep, goats and cattle.
Potato leafroll virus (PLRV) causes a disease of potatoes worldwide and occurs in Western Australia.
Silver grass is an annual grass occurring in both cropping and grazing regions across Australia. There are several species, the most common being Vulpia myuros and V. bromoides.
This web article describes the most common diseases of vegetables in home gardens.
Verticordias are a diverse group of Australian native plants which display a range of flower colours of orange, yellow, red, pink, cream and white.
Nasal bots are the maggots or larvae of the sheep nasal bot fly, Oestrus ovis.
The feed requirements of a ewe with a lamb at foot are higher than if the ewe and lambs are fed separately. In a difficult season with short feed supplies, it is better to early-wean lambs from the
Growing an orchard can give immense satisfaction — especially when consuming the ripened end product.
Exhibiting fruit and vegetables at shows is a popular activity.