The border controls outlined below for Johne’s disease (JD) susceptible stock entering Western Australia will be implemented by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) on behalf of the WA Cattle Ind
2017 is likely to be a challenging growing season for many agricultural businesses across the grainbelt.
Widespread summer rainfall, which provided good stored moisture levels, has been followed by patchy autumn rainfall, particularly in the north east of the region.
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.
Carefully consider the crop's yield potential before committing resources to late sown or emerging crops.
If your expected yield is greater than your variable cost breakeven yield, you will be covering your variable costs and contributing to fixed or overhead costs.