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The International Competitiveness Co-investment Fund (ICCF) is a major grant program of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) made possible by investment from the We

Grass tetany is a highly fatal disease associated with low levels of magnesium in the blood.

Numbers of slugs and snails have increased in broadacre cropping in Western Australia with the use of minimum tillage and stubble-retention practices.

Dryland salinity is one of the greatest environmental threats facing Western Australia's agricultural land, water, biodiversity and infrastructure.

The blueberry (Vaccinium sp.) is an evergreen perennial shrub, growing up to 3m tall. White or pink flowers are borne in bell-shape clusters on the shoot tips.

Soil acidification occurs naturally very slowly as soil is weathered, but this process is accelerated by productive agriculture.

Thiamine, also known as vitamin B1, is normally produced by bacteria in the rumen of cattle and sheep on well-balanced roughage diets.

Options for control of winter broad leaved weeds, in pastures, is a common inquiry. A fairly reliable method is spray grazing.

Powdery mildew is the most persistent fungal problem of grapes in WA and one of the most widespread fungal diseases of grapevines in the world.

Copper is an essential trace element for animals needed for body, bone and wool growth, pigmentation, healthy nerve fibres and white blood cell function.