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Inverse thinking is used to think about how to go about achieving a goal or solving a problem. It helps us to be creative and break out of old ways of thinking by getting us to think about the oppo
Continuous improvement and innovation, or CI&I, is a process that can be used to drive business improvement and innovation.
Horse ownership is a popular pursuit for many small landholders.
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.
Under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 landholders must take control measures to destroy, prevent or eradicate declared pests.
This trial examines the positive impact of crop competition, crop type rotation and the mouldboard plough on weed management.
Strong winds can wreak havoc on crops, pastures, vineyards and orchards causing breakages, fruit fall and sandblasting.
Chickens can be a great asset to any small landholding. They provide eggs, produce fertiliser, control insects and weeds, eat kitchen scraps and loosen soil while scratching.
Selling direct to consumers is an opportunity perfect for small producers as it increases the possibility of receiving a higher return.
Don’t send water and fertiliser dollars down the drain. When it comes to irrigation systems, one size does not fit all.
Bovine anaemia due to Theileria orientalis group (BATOG) is a disease of cattle that is caused by the blood parasite Theileria orientalis and spread by the bush tick (Haemaphy
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.
It is important for all small landholders to do a water budget when making a decision on the number of animals to run on your property.
The use of spray technology to control weeds, pests and diseases is widespread and is often heralded as the easiest option.
As a landholder it is important to plan ahead for the coming season.
The swarming process is part of the natural reproductive life cycle of honey bee colonies.
Bees are becoming more of a problem because of the extension of residential areas into native bushland and the increase in the number of swimming pools, which attract bees, particularly in hot weat
If you run livestock, whether on a small scale or commercially, you need a biosecurity plan.
Botulism is a rapid onset, usually fatal disease caused by the botulinum toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.
Emu Rock and Corack were lower yielding than Cobra, Mace, Magenta and Wyalkatchem when sown dry and emerging in second week of May. Varieties sown in late May into moist soil were higher yielding.