The tropical wet season

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.

Longans (Dimocarpus longan) is a member of the soapberry family (Sapindaceae) which includes lychee and rambutan. It is a subtropical species suitable for cultivation from Carnarvon to Kununurra.

The border controls outlined below for Johne’s disease (JD) susceptible stock entering Western Australia were implemented by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (now the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development) on behalf of the

WA horticulture industries are well positioned to capture the growing demand and opportunities in the overseas market. However knowing the strength and weakness of each industry and addressing the issues is important in capitalising on this opportunity.

This web page provides a summary of the key points about how the Johne's Beef Assurance Score (J-BAS) applies to Western Australian cattle producers. For a printable version, see the Documents link.

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets - March 2017

Reporting livestock disease protects our ability to trade: Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of livestock diseases that are reportable or affect trade. To gather this proof of freedom,...

Field research services (FRS) ensures the delivery of timely and efficient technical expertise to implement field research experiments across the Western Australian grainbelt.

Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 8:45am to Friday, 17 August 2018 - 4:00pm

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) will hold the 2018 Western Australian Horticulture Update at Crown Convention Centre on August 16 and August 17.

There are many causes of anaemia, jaundice and abortion in cattle, including bovine anaemia due to Theileria orientalis group (BATOG).

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