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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DDLS) - Seed Testing and Certification provides a variety of services including seed testing, crop and
Maintaining the general health of a lawn and the soil beneath it is by far the best way to prevent common problems.
Scabby mouth is a viral disease of sheep and goats that causes scabs and pustules, usually around the mouth and face of affected animals.
Various diseases can damage native plants at all stages of growth. A description of some of the more important diseases is given here, together with general methods for control.
Bananas in the Ord River Irrigation Area face two major insect pests (banana weevil borer and sugarcane bud moth) and two mites (russet and two-spotted).
About 80% of the variation in methane production is explained by feed intake. Reducing the stocking rate of sheep on the farm reduces the pasture consumption and methane production per hectare.
Nitrogen (N) deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in wheat.
Most marketing professionals would tell you that having a website is essential in order to market your business effectively.
Salmonellosis of sheep is an infectious bacterial disease causing illness and death. It results from proliferation of salmonella bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract and other organs.
Summer sowing (February) proved to be a successful technique for introducing hard-seeded annual legumes into established perennial grass pastures, however, the herbicide options and benefits of per
Lupin seeding rates may need to be higher for pasture crops to achieve the same target density as standard crops, as lupin establishment density where crops were sown into perennial grasses was 8-3
DDLS Seed Testing and Certification is a leading service provider in the field of seed certification.
Biomass production was greater and distribution of green feed over time wider for the pasture-crop compared to crop only or permanent pasture systems.
Establishing perennial pastures with precision guidance technology provides the opportunity to sow annual crops between perennial rows with tined seeders in future years.
In Western Australia, commercial poultry owners must comply with surveillance, reporting and biosecurity requirements in order to reduce the risk of Newcastle disease being introduced to their floc
Potato virus Y (PVY) is an aphid-borne virus that causes yield losses and tuber quality defects in commercial potato crops.
Revegetating your dream property can be a challenge, so make sure you take the time to plan.
When you have farm animals, unfortunately worms, lice and flies are sure to follow. Insect pest and parasite infestations will make members of your flock unwell and even cost them their lives.
If an emergency animal disease such as foot-and-mouth disease was found in Australia, a national livestock standstill would be implemented immediately.
Are you a small landholder who owns cattle, sheep, horses, goats, buffalo, deer, pigs, alpacas or llamas?
Do you only own one of these animals that you regard as a pet?