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Photosensitisation is inflammation of the skin, and occasionally the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye.
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.
Using tillage to incorporate lime improves the rates of reaction and increases subsurface pH sooner than spreading lime on the surface alone.
The National TSE Surveillance Program (NTSESP) conducts surveillance for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or mad cow disease) in cattle and scrapie in sheep.
Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) is a virus that infects Australian flying foxes (fruit bats) and microbats.
The Report card on sustainable natural resource use in agriculture: status and trend in the agricultural areas of the south-west of Western Australia was initiated and produced by this dep
Deep sowing wheat (>100mm) will affect productivity.
The Australian Government's Rural Financial Counselling Service Program provides grants to state and regional organisations to provide free rural financial counselling to primary producers, fishers
If you run livestock, whether on a small scale or commercially, you need a biosecurity plan.
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.
The underlying principle of organic crop production is "healthy plants grow from healthy soil". It is a whole system approach and as far as practical a closed system.
Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.
Many practices are transferable from a conventional system to an organic system of growing mangoes.
Clothes moths, carpet beetles and silverﬁsh can be destructive household pests. This information will help you recognise what they look like and understand their habits and where they live.
Maintaining the general health of a lawn and the soil beneath it is by far the best way to prevent common problems.
Dried fruit and milled cereal products have been subject to insect attack ever since humans began to store food.
Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) is a seed- and aphid-borne virus that infects narrow-leafed lupins. It can also infect many other broad-leafed plant species.
Pregnancy toxaemia and hypocalcaemia affect lambing ewe flocks and have similar signs but different causes.
Research was conducted into the yield and quality response of long season wheat and barley varieties to a range of sowing times between mid-April and mid-May at Esperance, Katanning and Dandaragan.
Small producers can often feel a little out of their depth when it comes to supplying and marketing their produce to large-scale buyers.