The tropical dry season

AgMemo April 2018

Buy West Eat Best celebrates 10 years
New Recognised Biosecurity Groups 
Agrifood and Fisheries export services portal
New groundwater and salinity map launched
Support Directory to help through tough times
Free department workshops to benefit your business

The following procedure is designed to aid veterinarians when taking histopathology samples for livestock post-mortems. A printable PDF version is available for download on the right hand side of the page.

Managing farm biosecurity following a fire, flood or dry season is a balance of caring for livestock and paddocks while limiting the introduction of new pests, diseases or weeds onto the property.

Fire, flood and drought can result in large numbers of dead farm animals which need to be disposed of safely. This webpage is designed to support farm managers to dispose of dead livestock in a way that manages the hazard to human and animal health, farm biosecurity and the environment. 

Agistment is an option for removing livestock from a property, for a number of reasons – after a fire, when paddock feed is inadequate, to spell pastures, or to finish livestock for sale on better feed.

The Potato Industry Assistance Grants Program has now closed.

The grants are part of a broader Horticulture Recovery Research  Fund established to help Western Australian vegetable growers find new opportunities in international and domestic markets, and food processing.

Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

 ‘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...

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