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Late blight (Phytophthora infestans) is considered the most devastating disease of potatoes worldwide and caused the Irish potato famine in the 1840s.
Bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum) is a serious disease of potatoes that can cause crop losses of more than 90%. This pest is not known to occur in Western Australia.
Work is about to commence at several sites throughout the grainbelt on a new project to support the adoption of high value pulses in Western Australia.
Curtin University agribusiness graduate Jefferson Allan has been awarded the Noel Fitzpatrick Medal from a field of five outstanding finalists at the Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum yester
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the grains sector.
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the horticulture sector.
Lanza is a herbaceous drought tolerant perennial pasture legume that is ideal for Mediterranean environments.
Kimberley pastoralists, agribusinesses, consultants and interested community members are invited to a field walk of irrigated pasture and fodder trials for beef production by the Department of Prim
Snails cause damage to citrus orchards by feeding on fruit and leaves. Snail management is a multi-step process that involves both cultural and chemical control.