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Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 8:15am to 3:30pm

eConnected Grainbelt project is running a grower group forum on developments in farm data and technology.

 

The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) describes Australia’s system for the identification and tracing of livestock. NLIS has been operational for cattle, sheep and goats for some years and, from 1 February 2018, will also apply to pigs.

Seasonal Climate Outlook November 2017

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating neutral chance (40-60%) of exceeding median rainfall for November 2017 to January 2018 for most of the South West Land Division which includes the Wheatbelt.

 ‘One Health’ is an internationally supported approach that recognises that the health and well-being of animals, people and the environment are closely linked and that international, national and local cooperation are needed to achieve optimal health outcomes.

Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

The Agriculture and Food Division of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development invites you to attend an information session on the results of the Gascoyne Food Bowl Initiative.

The  Gascoyne Food Bowl initiative was established in 2012 to increase horticultural production in the Carnarvon area through the provision of new land and water resources for irrigation expansion.

Seasonal Climate Outlook October 2017

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast system is indicating mixed chances of exceeding median rainfall for October to December 2017 for the south-west land division which includes the wheatbelt.

Opportunities for WA fruits can be built by identifying export markets with the best potential return, underpinned by demand.

Protecting WA Crops Issue 6 October 2017

• Swathing and spraying canola
• Crop Topping
• Timing of wild radish for in-crop seedset control
• Ergot
• Control of ergot in crops with pre-harvest desiccants
• Green radish pods can reduce crop seed viability in storage
• Insect Grain Contaminants
• Early...

Ovine Observer September 2017 #80

This edition includes articles on the results of the 2016 Lamb Survival Initiative, the potential for dual energy x-ray absorptiometry to predict lamb age, predicting lamb composition from carcase weight and tissue depth and whether wormy sheep get worried.

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - veterinarian edition - August/September 2017

The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia as well as diseases likely to occur in the next month. Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we...

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