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Landholders in Western Australia’s southern Wheatbelt are being asked to look out for and report sightings of the invasive weed hoary cress, which poses a significant threat to agricultural product

This section answers some frequently asked questions about the Agricultural weed surveillance project.

A series of early warning  and assessment tools  to help protect the State’s grains crops from pests and diseases is being examined by a new Department of Agriculture and Food project.

Gardeners are reminded to keep up their efforts to control Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) to protect their home grown fruit before it ripens.

This trial looked at plant density response in medium rainfall canola.

Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia) is a declared pest in Western Australia (WA).

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development fisheries officers based in Carnarvon are joining forces with their agriculture colleagues to fight Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) in the

Lesser jack (Emex spinosa) is an uncommon weed in Western Australia

Cauliflower and broccoli crops generally require multiple harvests to remove all marketable curds or heads. By improving the uniformity of plant maturation, crops can be harvested in a single pass.

Growers in low rainfall areas with predominantly acidic soils have the potential to increase wheat yields by up to 30 per cent by combining lime and gypsum applications to their soils.