This web page provides a summary of the key points about how the Johne's Beef Assurance Score (J-BAS) applies to Western Australian cattle producers. For a printable version and for a J-BAS flowchart, see the Documents link.
Tar vine (Boerhavia coccinea) is found throughout Australia, with the exception of Tasmania. It is a common summer weed species, and like most summer weeds it depletes soil moisture and nutrients, reducing the yield potential of the subsequent crop.
Thursday, 18 May 2017 (All day) to Friday, 19 May 2017 (All day)
The role of science and technology in agriculture and agribusiness in the South West will be explored at an upcoming conference.
Organised by the South West Science Council and WA Division of the Ag Institute of Australia, the event will take place in Manjimup over May 18 and 19.
It will be opened by the chief scientist for WA, Peter Klinken, and feature a keynote address on 'Pathways to Competitiveness', a report commissioned by the Department of Agriculture and Food WA.
Tomato potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli) is an exotic plant pest which feeds on tomato, potato, capsicum, chilli, goji berry, tamarillo, eggplant as well as sweet potato, leading to loss of plant vigor and yield.
A Quarantine Area Notice (QAN) is in place to direct the movement and treatment of specified commercially-produced fruit, vegetables and seedlings to contain and control the tomato potato psyllid (TPP). The QAN can be downloaded from this page.