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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...

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for producers - 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...

In a dry season where feed and finances are limited, producers may look to cull the less productive animals as soon as possible. This will free up feed for more productive animals, as well as reduce stress on paddocks and pasture.

With so many new wheat varieties out there, you may be scratching your head over which variety to choose for next season. The 2018 Wheat variety sowing guide for Western Australia is here to make that decision easier.

A pest risk assessment of pests with reported occurrences in Australia but which have not established in Western Australia (WA) found 45 pests that were considered priority pest threats to the viticulture industry in WA.

Confined feeding of sheep in commercial feedlots could benefit Western Australian (WA) producers and processors.The WA lamb supply is seasonal, with a strong supply of lambs finished on green feed during spring.

Serious grain losses at harvest reduce the profitability of crops. Grain can be lost at a number of places during harvest. The loss should be assessed at each place so that the corrective action can be taken.

There are many factors to consider when deciding whether a crop is good enough to carry through to harvest, for example, feed value for livestock, potential weed seed set, level of herbicide resistance, the amount of grain that can be picked up by the header, cost of harvesting and likely grain a

A new study commissioned by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has identified areas suitable for intensifying agriculture in the proposed Peel Food Zone. 

Managing sheep in the dry spring: for agribusiness professionals was an event held in Kojonup, Geraldton and Perth. The presentations and videos of the Perth event can be accessed below where they have been supplied.

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