Seasonal Climate Outlook April 2021

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for April to June 2021 is indicating less than 40% chance of exceeding median rainfall for the majority of the South West Land Division (SWLD). SSF longer outlook for April to...

The following import conditions for entry of cattle into Western Australia will apply from 1 July 2021.

Registrations for the Department's Pantry Blitz 2021 have now closed!

Thank you to everyone who has registered for this important one-month program.

Ruồi đục quả Queensland (Qfly) đã được khẳng định phát hiện tại Coolbellup, tọa lạc tại Nam Perth.

Ovine Observer Issue number # 91 December 2020

In this issue:

Growth of prime lambs grazing green pasture
Precision crop stubble grazing
‘Studenica’ – A new common vetch variety
Improving legume content of kikuyu pastures
Case study: Remote cameras
Dry ageing sheep meat for a premium price
Lamb Marking...

Thanks to ongoing support from Quarantine Area (QA) residents, the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is getting closer to eradicating Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) in Perth’s western suburbs.

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for producers - December 2020

The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Calling a vet to investigate diseases when they occur provides surveillance evidence to our markets that we are free of reportable and...

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets - December 2020

Livestock disease investigations protect our markets

Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of particular livestock diseases. The WA Livestock Disease Outlook summarises recent significant disease...

Ovine Observer May 2021 Issue #92

1. Controlling red legged earth mites using intensive spring grazing

2. Case study: Serradella and biserrula in the eastern Wheatbelt

3. Using the Pasture API to support feed forecasting and grazing management for southern Australia

4. Pastures from Space Update

A scientifically proven method of pest insect control, the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) uses the mass rearing, sterilisation, and release of Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) in targeted areas.

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