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Climate change is a pressing global issue that creates both challenges and opportunities for Western Australia.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is a research partner in the national collaborative Dryland Pasture Legume Systems Project to develop pasture legumes that can
The Department of Primary Industry and Regional Development is a step closer to producing a sterile leucaena variety for the State’s northern beef industry with new trials flourishing at Kununurra
This page provides information links specific to nutrient management of high rainfall pastures (more than 600 mm average annual rainfall) in the south-west of Western Australia.
Traditionally, agriculture in the Western Australian rangelands has predominantly relied on grazing stock on native vegetation, with some irrigation precincts around Carnarvon and on the Ord River
Nitrogen application is common and profitable in dairy cattle grazing rotations and may also be profitable for strategic applications in beef grazing and for hay production.
Yellow-winged locusts (Gastrimargus musicus) are native insects, distinguished by bright yellow wings, they are 35-50mm in length when mature and make a distinctive clicking noise when fly
Most unplanned hot fires change the plant composition and reduce growth and carrying capacity in the following season.
Soil testing and plant analysis are valuable tools to diagnose constraints to crop and pasture production.
Farmers who suspect red leaf syndrome in their subterranean clover are reminded free testing is available again this season.