The conventional method for brain removal involves sawing through the bone of the dorsal cranium and removing a cap of bone to expose the brain.

Selecting the right tube for the chosen blood test, taking sufficient samples, and careful handling of those samples gives DAFWA Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DDLS) pathologists the best chance o

Manure management on small properties is important to prevent fly and worm breeding, maintain pasture condition, prevent the eutrophication of nearby waterbodies and minimise unpleasant odours.

Pink eye or infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) is a common and contagious eye condition that affects cattle of all ages. It is most commonly seen in calves and young stock. 

Establishing trees on a small landholding not only improves the aesthetics of the block, but can also serve many other useful purposes such as windbreaks or shelter for stock or the house and shed

European wasps are declared pests in Western Australia and must be reported. Learn about European wasp distinguishing features and behaviours.

Loose smut control is necessary to preserve grain yield as affected plants do not produce grain.

During autumn and spring, yellow, grey or brown masses of slimy, frothy, or powdery material may suddenly appear on lawns, mulch, and low-growing plants.

Preventing lead residues in livestock protects human food safety and Western Australia's ongoing access to international markets.

Pigs are much more sensitive to heat than other animals so during periods of hot weather it is important to look at ways to reduce heat stress.

In stressed conditions canola yields and gross margins were reduced at plant densities above 20 plants per square metre (plants/m2).

The Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 requires that certain diseases must be reported to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) if they are kno

Magenta and Trojan are competitive with Mace when sown early to mid May, taking advantage of good conditions for grain filling.

Information on how to collect a specimen, where to send it for identification and the precautions to consider before collecting any plant or animal specimens.

The north east fringes of the Western Australian wheatbelt received good levels of summer rainfall in 2015.

The north east fringes of the Western Australian wheatbelt received good levels of summer rain in 2015.

Do our current wheat varieties need different management to get the best performance from them.

At Yuna, frost in September affected grain yield and quality of the short maturity varieties but not the longer maturing varieties Magenta and Calingiri.

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.

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