The tropical dry season

The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) describes Australia’s system for the identification and tracing of livestock. NLIS has been operational for cattle, sheep and goats for some years and, from 1 February 2018, will also apply to pigs.

 ‘One Health’ is an internationally supported approach that recognises that the health and well-being of animals, people and the environment are closely linked and that international, national and local cooperation are needed to achieve optimal health outcomes.

Opportunities for WA fruits can be built by identifying export markets with the best potential return, underpinned by demand.

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...

AgMemo September 2017

Welcome to the new AgMemo
Big year of activity with agriculture budget
Continued response to major biosecurity incidents
New pest rabbit virus now available as commercial product
Biosecurity Blitz 2017
Market opportunities unveiled for WA premium foods
Events,...

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 (All day)

ABARES Regional Outlook conference - Kununurra

Join others from around your region to hear the latest economic trends and agricultural commodity updates from ABARES speakers, as well as business innovation stories from local business people and producers.

A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the grains sector.

Select articles of interest to you from the right hand menu of this page or view the main AgMemo newsletter.

The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunities to Australian agriculture. However, with that comes the challenge of farming in an increasingly competitive and volatile environment.

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.

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