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Cypress canker or conifer die-back is a serious disease of exotic conifers that is common in Perth.
Johne’s disease (JD) is a chronic incurable infectious disease that affects cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, alpaca and deer.
Improved grazing and feeding management of sheep can reduce methane emissions per unit of product (feed efficiency) or emissions per unit of feed intake (methane yield).
Nearly all biofuel systems (mainly biodiesel and bioethanol) produce fewer greenhouse gas emissions than fossil fuels (diesel and petrol derived from fossil oil).
Many landholders use compost and animal manure to improve their soil’s structure, texture, aeration, fertility and water-holding capacity.
Selenium and vitamin E are essential in sheep diets, and work together to prevent and repair cell damage in the body.
Measure water quality and quantity to effectively plan and monitor water supplies for livestock.
Mating ewes earlier (at 8 to 10 months of age) could enable farmers to reduce whole-farm methane production because this practice would reduce the number of adult ewes, which produce more methane.
Chlorination effectively reduces problems with water colour, taste and odour, and treats bacterial contamination.
Requirements under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 and the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Regulations 2013 apply when importing livestock from interstate and/or
There are many infectious emergency diseases of pigs that do not occur in Australia.
Dried fruit and milled cereal products have been subject to insect attack ever since humans began to store food.
There are many causes of anaemia, jaundice and abortion in cattle, including bovine anaemia due to Theileria orientalis group (BATOG).
Lupinosis is a liver disease mainly caused by the consumption of lupin stalks colonised by the fungus Diaporthe toxica. It can be expressed as either a severe acute disease or as a chronic
The Report card on sustainable natural resource use in agriculture: status and trend in the agricultural areas of the south-west of Western Australia was produced by the Department of Prim
Some types of saline land in Western Australia have potential for sequestering significant amounts of carbon.
The Department of Agriculture and Food received a report via the MyPestGuide Reporter app in April 2017 of an insect which has been identified as Sycamore lace bug Corythucha ciliata. This
Are you considering cattle on your property? Then checklist yourself for cattle farming and the road ahead!
Soil organic carbon is a measureable component of soil organic matter.
Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).