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The use of spray technology to control weeds, pests and diseases is widespread and is often heralded as the easiest option.
Pink eye or infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) is a common and contagious eye condition that occurs in cattle of all ages and classes, although most often in calves and younger stock.
Pigs suffering from salt poisoning or water deprivation can be severely affected and in some cases it can become fatal.
Gross margin analysis provides a guide to the relative profitability of different improvement options.
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.
Botulism is a rapid onset, usually fatal disease caused by the botulinum toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.
Western Australia is free of most of the significant diseases that affect animals in other parts of the world.
While summer can bring fun and festivities, it is also a time to get serious about the threat of bushfire.
Pigs are much more sensitive to heat than other animals so during periods of hot weather it is important to look at ways to reduce heat stress.
Coastal brown ants (Pheidole megacephala), also called big-headed ants, are a major nuisance ant species in Western Australia. They are an urban pest and are often seen in lawns and in bri
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.
Some of the world’s safest meat, milk and fibre products are produced here in Western Australia. WA farmers produce safe food by keeping their livestock free of harmful residues.
Selling direct to consumers is an opportunity perfect for small producers as it increases the possibility of receiving a higher return.
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.
Suspect European wasp sightings should be reported.
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.
This farm biosecurity educational package developed for upper secondary agricultural students consists of a suite of lesson plans with case studies and activities. The content aims to help students
When conducting research on managing your property or starting a new enterprise there are many sources of information from state and local government departments to rural suppliers and industry ass
Beekeeping can be a rewarding hobby, but there are many things you need to consider if you are planning on establishing and managing beehives.