To prevent the spread of small hive beetle (SHB) within Western Australia, the movement of commercial honey, bees, apiary products and beekeeping equipment from the Kimberley region to other areas of the state, which are free of small hive beetle, is subject to strict quarantine conditions.
Banana spotting bugs are an impediment to the commercial production of most fruit trees including mangoes. The bugs are difficult to detect on the tree and can cause major and frequent damage.
Following detection of ehrlichiosis in dogs in the Kimberley in May 2020, surveillance by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has shown the disease is established in the Kimberley.
Ehrlichiosis is a disease of dogs that occurs when a brown dog tick infected with the bacteria, Ehrlichia canis, bites a dog.
Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne disease that occurs in dogs, caused by either the bacteria Anaplasma platys or A. phagocytophila.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has created a sampling and post-mortem guide to assist veterinarians investigating pig disease.
The fall armyworm moth (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a plant pest that can damage a wide variety of crops. Early detection and reporting of fall armyworm will help protect Western Australian plant industries and the environment.
These case studies demonstrate the experience and learning of farmers and other land managers from managing dryland salinity on their own properties we and they believe that what they have learnt is valuable to other managers in similar situations.
Mosaic Agriculture is one of three strategic pillars under the Northern Beef Development project.
Productivity and Capacity is one of three strategic pillars under the Northern Beef Development project.