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Horse ownership is a popular pursuit for many small landholders.
When revegetating your property it is important to plan, prepare and monitor your site to ensure you get the most out of it.
Strong winds can wreak havoc on crops, pastures, vineyards and orchards causing breakages, fruit fall and sandblasting.
Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).
Acidic soils cause significant losses in production, restricting crop and pasture choice. Acidic soil, particularly in the subsurface, will restrict root access to water and nutrients.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, through Quarantine WA, enforces quarantine laws that must be considered if you plan to move to WA.
Under biosecurity legislation, any item that poses a biosecurity risk should be referred to quarantine inspectors for assessment.
Farmers’ markets are rapidly growing in popularity as an ideal way for small producers to sell their locally produced and value-added products.
Vaccination is an important control tool in managing infected flocks and high risk areas or enterprises.
The quality of any new pasture will be a reflection of the time and preparation you devote to establishment.
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
Most canola had acceptable losses prior to harvest, even with delayed harvest.The greatest proportion of losses occurred at harvest.
Many Western Australians are drawn to the alpaca's versatility and the low impact they have on the natural environment.
Nitrogen (N) deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in wheat.
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
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.
As a landholder it is important to plan ahead for the coming season.
Two control timings were investigated to control weeds in fencelines, once early in the year with a good residual and a knockdown, followed by another one later in the season (after the seeding and
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.
Don’t send water and fertiliser dollars down the drain. When it comes to irrigation systems, one size does not fit all.