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A descriptive page about European house borer and its characteristics.
Strong winds can wreak havoc on crops, pastures, vineyards and orchards causing breakages, fruit fall and sandblasting.
Many Western Australians are drawn to the alpaca's versatility and the low impact they have on the natural environment.
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.
Cattle can be personally and financially rewarding but before getting into beef, small landholders need to consider whether themselves, their family and their farm are ready for a full-time bovine
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
Vaccination is an important control tool in managing infected flocks and high risk areas or enterprises.
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.
Don’t send water and fertiliser dollars down the drain. When it comes to irrigation systems, one size does not fit all.
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.
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.
As a landholder it is important to plan ahead for the coming season.
Dry rot (Eremothecium coryli) is a serious pest of citrus that can affect fruit palatability and citrus rootstock seed production. This pest is not known to occur in Western Australia.
Dry rot (Eremothecium coryli) is an exotic pest to Western Australia.
The use of spray technology to control weeds, pests and diseases is widespread and is often heralded as the easiest option.
Soil erosion looks unsightly and greatly compromises the sustainability and profitability of your farm. Managing soil to minimise erosion is essential.
Western Australia remains relatively free of pests and diseases that adversely affect our agricultural industries and environment.
Beekeeping can be a rewarding hobby, but there are many things you need to consider if you are planning on establishing and managing beehives.