Wheatbelt

Seasonal Climate Outlook October 2017

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast system is indicating mixed chances of exceeding median rainfall for October to December 2017 for the south-west land division which includes the wheatbelt.

Opportunities for WA fruits can be built by identifying export markets with the best potential return, underpinned by demand.

Protecting WA Crops Issue 6 October 2017

• Swathing and spraying canola
• Crop Topping
• Timing of wild radish for in-crop seedset control
• Ergot
• Control of ergot in crops with pre-harvest desiccants
• Green radish pods can reduce crop seed viability in storage
• Insect Grain Contaminants
• Early...

Ovine Observer September 2017 #80

This edition includes articles on the results of the 2016 Lamb Survival Initiative, the potential for dual energy x-ray absorptiometry to predict lamb age, predicting lamb composition from carcase weight and tissue depth and whether wormy sheep get worried.

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...

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for producers - 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...

A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the horticulture sector.

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This page provides information about the Rangelands Cell Fencing Program, a grant funding program to support pastoral groups to build exclusion fencing to keep out wild dogs.

The adoption of genetic technologies activity is part of the Sheep Industry Business Innovation project and is currently providing a range of tools that will help sheep producers introduce genetic technologies into their businesses.  A series of videos have been produced to help explain the core

Sheep Industry Business Innovation updates | volume 9

In this eighth edition of the SIBI newsletter, read about the relaunched Flystrike Assist app, a wrap on the It's Ewe Time forums, technology on tour, our upcoming feedlot presentation, extramural farm experience students, the Mulga Springs field day and we introduce Lifetime Ewe Management...

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