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Maintaining the general health of a lawn and the soil beneath it is by far the best way to prevent common problems.
Gross margin analysis provides a guide to the relative profitability of different improvement options.
Pulpy kidney (enterotoxaemia) is a disease of sheep, goats and cattle.
Sometimes it can be difficult to start thinking about how to go about achieving a goal or solving a problem. Brainstorming is a quick way to generate lots of ideas and possibilities.
A clear goal is a good place to start in business improvement and innovation. Well-designed action makes it more likely you will successfully achieve the goal.
There are many infectious emergency diseases of pigs that do not occur in Australia.
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.
Scabby mouth is a viral disease of sheep and goats that causes scabs and pustules, usually around the mouth and face of affected animals.
This information complements our related page 'Lawn problems' and outlines management techniques to maintain a healthy lawn and describes common seasonal lawn pests and diseases.
Bluetongue virus can infect all ruminants but it usually only causes serious disease in sheep. Cattle may be infected with the virus but rarely show disease.
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
Growing an orchard can give immense satisfaction — especially when consuming the ripened end product.
Deep sowing to chase moisture can be critical in some seasons to getting crops established early. Wheat varieties differ in their ability to emerge from depth.
Biomass production was greater and distribution of green feed over time wider for the pasture-crop compared to crop only or permanent pasture systems.
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
Establishing perennial pastures with precision guidance technology provides the opportunity to sow annual crops between perennial rows with tined seeders in future years.
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.
Which cereal or variety is more profitable to grow on wheat or canola stubble? There were nine trials conducted across the wheatbelt in 2014 addressing this issue.