18 February 2016

Net type net blotch and spot type net blotch are fungal diseases that can reduce yield and grain quality of barley crops.

6 December 2016

This page contains a summary of genetic modification, the Australian genetically modified organism-related legislation and introduces the Department of Agricluture and Food, Western Australia's New

24 November 2016

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

30 June 2016

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's (DAFWA) Quarantine WA service is here to support individuals and businesses as they pursue their activities, while ensuring our borders a

21 December 2016

Growing an orchard can give immense satisfaction — especially when consuming the ripened end product.

30 November 2016

Whether you are a small landholder developing a small patch of paradise or starting a new enterprise, there are several government approvals required.

20 October 2014

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has amended the registration of 2,4-D High Volatile Ester (HVE) herbicides.

13 October 2015

Chickens can be a great asset to any small landholding.

They provide eggs, control insects and weeds, fertilise orchards, eat kitchen scraps and loosen soil while scratching.

1 August 2016

If you’re moving or want to export goods to another state or territory, the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's Quarantine WA service can help you with information and certifica

12 December 2016

Good marketing happens when a business knows its brand, unique selling proposition and target market.

7 December 2016

Business planning doesn’t have to be an arduous, drawn out task — it can be a simple, straightforward process that has the potential to turn your enterprise into a more profitable success.

21 December 2016

There are many different grazing methods used to improve productivity, maintain desirable pasture species and reduce land degradation.

29 November 2016

If you run livestock, whether on a small scale or commercially, you need a biosecurity plan.

14 November 2016

Farmers’ markets are rapidly growing in popularity as an ideal way for small producers to sell their locally produced and value-added products.

14 December 2016

Selling direct to consumers is an opportunity perfect for small producers. It allows you sell direct to customers, increasing the possibility of receiving a higher return.

12 December 2016

Promoting your small business is essential.

30 November 2016

Aquaculture is one of Australia’s fastest growing primary industries.

29 November 2016

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.

25 June 2014

Mites of the Tetranychidae family (commonly known as spider mites) include some important pests of economic concern to agriculture and forestry.

9 November 2016

Leasing land can be a great way to get into agriculture or expand your existing business without the high capital cost of purchasing land.


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