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.
Expressions of interest for membership to the three Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) management committees are now open. WA producers and others involved in the dairy, grain/seed, hay, sheep or goat industries or supply chains are encouraged to apply.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is assisting northern beef business decision-making through the provision of seasonally relevant information, including forecasts, rangelands assessment and management options for those conditions in the northern pastoral areas
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.