Summer

Registrations are now open for the upcoming agricultural-technology Hackathon (AgHack), which will be held between Friday 27 and Sunday 29 July.

The term 'residual' applies to a number of herbicides that have a long lasting activity in the soil. These herbicides are often applied directly to the soil prior to planting crops, pre-emergent. Residual herbicides rely on moisture and microbial activity to break down.

As part of the successful Getting Value from Farm Data Networks grower group forum at Technology Park, Bentley, four high quality speakers presented to about 70 attendees.

The aim of the eConnected Grainbelt Project is to make a real difference to growers’ businesses and the grains industry.

The project team has developed a series of state-of-the-art tools to help you grow your farm business and help you raise your profits.

Growers have eroded their ryegrass seedbanks by 99.8% from an average of 183 ryegrass/m2 in 2001 to 0.33 ryegrass/m2 in 2017 across the 27 focus paddocks. These growers had already eroded their ryegrass seedbanks by 89% in the first five years of this study.

Thanks to the eConnected Grower Group representatives who attended our successful Getting Value from Farm Data Networks forum, late last year.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has created the following guide to assist vets to collect appropriate samples during livestock disease investigations. Correct sampling will increase the likelihood of a definitive diagnosis.

The Veterinary sample packaging guide was developed by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD), Western Australia, to assist veterinarians to package biological samples appropriately for laboratory submission.

The following procedure is designed to aid veterinarians when taking histopathology samples for livestock post-mortems. A printable PDF version is available for download on the right hand side of the page.

Most unplanned fires have a drastic effect on a pasture. Fire changes the plant composition and reduces growth and carrying capacity in the following season.

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