Field research services (FRS) ensures the delivery of timely and efficient technical expertise to implement field research experiments across the WA grainbelt.
There are many causes of anaemia, jaundice and abortion in cattle, including bovine anaemia due to Theileria orientalis group (BATOG).
Melioidosis is a disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which can affect animals and humans.
It is most common in tropical and subtropical regions, including northern Australia.
Western Australia has a reputation for producing healthy livestock free from diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our ability to sell livestock within Australia or overseas.
Supporting Western Australian horticulture businesses to achieve international competitiveness and industry growth
The Department of Agriculture and Food, WA is working with the WA horticulture industry to respond to the detection of tomato potato psyllid, an exotic plant pest.
This is the first time the psyllid has been detected in Australia.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) has been assisting the pigeon racing and fancying industries in diagnosing and managing disease caused by a rotavirus in pigeons.
Western Australia is free of many diseases that are endemic to other areas in Australia. A livestock importer is required to certify the disease status of livestock being imported into WA and pre- and post-arrival testing and treatment protocols are often required.