Screw worm fly is considered the most serious exotic pest threatening Australia's livestock industries and could cost up to $500 million a year in lost production and control measures if it entered

Looking to buy a small rural property? Have you thought about the time, money and effort needed to manage it?

Most canola had acceptable losses prior to harvest, even with delayed harvest. The greatest proportion of losses occurred at harvest.

Classical swine fever (CSF), also known as hog cholera, is a highly contagious disease of pigs caused by a pestivirus. The disease only affects pigs and is exotic to Australia.

The Tactical break crop agronomy project has many canola agronomy trials each year.

This Boosting Biosecurity Defences project has partnered with grains industry stakeholders and the wider community to improve Western Australian grains industry pest and disease surveillance, diagn

In a 2014 trial, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) concluded that it was not worth re-seeding canola.

Canola grown in wide rows (44-60cm) in the northern region yielded well enough compared to narrow rows (22-30cm) to consider this sowing option.

The Tactical Break Crop Agronomy project has many canola agronomy trials each year.

This page lists some of the canola research trials of the Tactical break crop agronomy project.

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) approved procedure for detection of trematode eggs and Eimeria leuckarti sedimentation method (FEST) on faecal samples.

Selenium (Se) is now recognised as an essential trace element for ruminants.

Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) is a virus that infects Australian flying foxes (fruit bats) and microbats.

There are multiple possible causes of both infertility and abortion in ewes, but making a definitive diagnosis is often difficult. Some diseases which are exotic to Australia can cause abortions.

Anthrax is a bacterial disease of animals, most commonly seen in cattle, sheep and goats.

The Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) supports the growth of the state's agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.   Funded by the state governmen

Salt poisoning or water deprivation in pigs can cause severe health problems, and in some cases it can become fatal.

Yield response to applied nitrogen (N) in lower rainfall areas is often relatively low and may also reduce oil.

Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.

The underlying principle of organic crop production is "healthy plants grow from healthy soil". It is a whole system approach and, as far as practical, a closed system.

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