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The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's (DAFWA) Quarantine WA service works hard to prevent the introduction of exotic pests, diseases and weeds found in other states and territ
Growing an orchard can give immense satisfaction — especially when consuming the ripened end product.
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has amended the registration of 2,4-D High Volatile Ester (HVE) herbicides.
There are many different grazing methods used to improve productivity, maintain desirable pasture species and reduce land degradation.
Clothes moths, carpet beetles and silverﬁsh can be destructive household pests. This information will help you recognise what they look like and understand their habits and where they live.
Mites of the Tetranychidae family (commonly known as spider mites) include some important pests of economic concern to agriculture and forestry.
About 80% of the variation in methane production is explained by feed intake. Reducing the stocking rate of sheep on the farm reduces the pasture consumption and methane production per hectare.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia supports the growth of Western Australia’s agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.
The quality of any new pasture will be a reflection of the time and preparation you devote to establishment.
The Animal Health Laboratories (AHL) provides a variety of services including testing for disease surveillance and control, export certification, developmen
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's (DAFWA) Quarantine WA service operates border checkpoints as a first line of defence against incursions of unwanted pests, weeds and dise
Organic matter makes up just 2-10% of the soils mass but has a critical role in the physical, chemical and biological function of agricultural soils.
DAFWA supports the growth of WA’s agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.
Are you a small landholder who owns cattle, sheep, horses, goats, buffalo, deer, pigs, alpacas or llamas?
Do you only own one of these animals that you regard as a pet?
This section provides guidelines on sampling, measuring and reporting organic carbon in agricultural soils.
Organic carbon has declined in most Western Australian agricultural soils due to land clearing and agricultural practices.