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WA producers and others involved in the dairy, grain/seed, hay, sheep or goat industries or supply chains are encouraged to apply for membership to the Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Management Committees, when vacancies arise. There are currently no vacancies.

A new guide has been published to assist canola and pulse growers to identify frost damage and consider crop management decisions. Frost damage reduces crop yield and grain quality. Early identification of symptoms can allow timely crop salvage decisions to be made. 

WA now has the best Doppler radar coverage in Australia, thanks to the completion of construction on the State's coastal radar network.

Taking experimental measurements can be labour intensive and time consuming, in addition the methods chosen must be repeatable (regardless of operator) with small degrees of error.

Wine Industry Newsletter

In this edition of the Wine Industry Newsletter read about study of cold-chain logistics, research examining links between virus and Gingin Chardonnay clone, pest and disease seminars, international wine tourism strategy, WA viticulturist of the year, 2018 Gladstones trophy winner and upcoming...

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) network of automatic weather stations and radars throughout the state provide timely, relevant and local weather data to assist growers and regional communities make more-informed decisions.

There are multiple causes of infertility, abortion and stillbirths in cows. These include some diseases that are exotic to Western Australia and some zoonotic diseases.

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for producers - October 2018

Calling a vet to investigate disease protects our markets: 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...

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets - October 2018

The WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Data from these investigations provide evidence that WA is free from these diseases and supports our continuing...

The State Government is committed to improving mobile connectivity in regional Western Australia, through its Regional Telecommunications Project (RTP) and the Regional Mobile Communications Project (RMCP).

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