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Under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 landholders must take control measures to destroy, prevent or eradicate declared pests.
This page contains a summary of genetic modification and the Australian genetically modified organism-related legislation, and introduces the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Developme
Ampelovirus Little cherry virus 2 (LChV-2) is one cause of little cherry disease (LCD) and is an exotic pest to Western Australia.
Septoria spot of citrus (Septoria citri) is an exotic disease to Western Australia. It is a serious pest that causes fruit blemishes, affecting saleability for the fresh fruit market.
Codling moth (Cydia pomonella) is a serious pest of apples and other pome fruit and has the potential to cause severe crop losses. This pest is not known to occur in Western Australia.
Establishing a healthy and productive orchard requires planning and preparation. You must first select a mango variety and then its propagation method.
Mango fruit produced in the Perth area is seasonally the latest in Australia and receives high prices in WA and interstate.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's Quarantine WA service offers many co-regulatory arrangements to assist business to meet quarantine requirements and share the responsibil
Citrus black spot (Guignardia citricarpa) is a fungal disease of citrus trees that can affect external fruit quality. This disease is not known to occur in Western Australia.
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
Whether you are a small landholder developing a small patch of paradise or starting a new enterprise, there are several government approvals required.
Good marketing happens when a business knows its brand, unique selling proposition and target market.
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.
There are many different grazing methods used to improve productivity, maintain desirable pasture species and reduce land degradation.
Promoting your small business is essential.
Pink disease (Erythricium salmonicolor) is a serious pest of citrus that can affect entire limbs and/or kill trees. This pest is not known to occur in Western Australia.
Pink disease (Erythricium salmonicolor) is an exotic pest to Western Australia. It is a serious disease of citrus than can result in yield losses due to limb and tree death.
While there are lots of things that need to be done every day in a business, it is important to keep our eye on what it is we are trying to achieve; the target outcomes.
Goals are an important part of business improvement. Having SMARTT goals makes it easier to stay on track to success and keep motivated.
The question "Why?" can be a powerful problem finding tool, particularly when it is asked at least five times in a row. The Repetitive why technique uses the question "Why?" to get past the sympto