There are three strains of the bacteria, Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, that cause Johne’s disease (JD): sheep/ovine (S-), cattle (C-/bovine) and bison strains.
WA producers and others involved in the dairy, grain/seed, hay, sheep or goat industries or supply chains are encouraged to apply for membership to the Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Management Committees, when vacancies arise. There are currently no vacancies.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) assists pastoralists in the rangelands of Western Australia by providing seasonally relevant information on conditions and management.
Contact your local DPIRD office for more information.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) network of automatic weather stations and radars throughout the state provide timely, relevant and local weather data to assist growers and regional communities make more-informed decisions.
The State Government is committed to improving mobile connectivity in regional Western Australia, through its Regional Telecommunications Project (RTP) and the Regional Mobile Communications Project (RMCP).
Lanza® is a herbaceous drought tolerant perennial pasture legume that is ideal for Mediterranean environments.