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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.
This article outlines the non commercial growing of table grapes.
Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) in cattle is a complex disease that is caused by bovine pestivirus.
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.
Agistment describes the movement of livestock from a property where there is little feed or water to another property where there are adequate supplies.
The threat of Newcastle disease is managed nationally through the National Newcastle Disease Management Plan.
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.
Almost all of WA citrus fruit is sold in the local market. Fruit has been sent to export markets since 2015 and is increasing.
Mature cow weights have increased over the last 10-20 years due to genetic progress.
Older recommendations used for target heifer joining weights may no longer be appropriate.
What is drought? What are the effects of drought? And what role should Government play before, during and after drought events?
Using tillage to incorporate lime improves the rates of reaction and increases subsurface pH sooner than spreading lime on the surface alone.
The internet has revolutionised the way in which business is conducted, impacting every aspect of a business, from record and account keeping to marketing and promotion, banking, communication and
Nutrition is an important component of plant health. A nutrient deficiency will reduce a plant’s ability to complete its life cycle of producing flowers and fruits.
Information on the safety of genetically modified (GM) foods and the labelling of GM food in Australia.
Pea seed-borne mosaic virus (PSbMV) is a seed-borne and aphid-borne virus that causes yield losses and seed quality defects in field pea crops.
Annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT) is an often fatal poisoning of livestock that consume annual ryegrass infected by the bacterium Rathayibacter toxicus (formerly known as Clavibacter tox
Globodera rostochiensis, golden or potato cyst nematode (PCN) and G.
Tips for purchasing small rural landholdings is designed to assist prospective purchasers with selecting the most suitable property to meet their needs and expectations.
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
Mangoes have been identified as a promising crop for organic production. They are suitable because of a low nitrogen requirement and relatively low incidence of pests and diseases.