Wheatbelt

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.

There are multiple causes of infertility, abortion and stillbirths in cows. These include some diseases that are exotic to Western Australia and some zoonotic diseases.

Seasonal Climate Outlook December 2018

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating generally a neutral, 40-60%, chance of exceeding median rainfall for summer, December 2018 to February 2019 for the South West Land Division (SWLD).

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's 2019 Oat Variety Sowing Guide provides a comparison of grain yield, grain quality, hay yield, hay quality, herbicide tolerance and disease resistance for new and established milling oat varieties.

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for producers - October 2018

Calling a vet to investigate disease protects our markets: The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Calling a vet to investigate diseases when they occur provides...

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets - October 2018

The WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Data from these investigations provide evidence that WA is free from these diseases and supports our continuing...

In 2017 a grower scale demonstration in the eastern wheatbelt was set up to investigate the economic return of spraying fungicide for spot type net blotch (STNB) in a low rainfall environment.

Key findings were:

Fungicide spray significantly reduced the severity of STNB.

Seasonal Climate Outlook November 2018

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating less than 40% chance of exceeding median rainfall for November 2018 to January 2019 for the northern grainbelt and south-west corner and neutral (40-60%) chances...

Seasonal rainfall update 17 October 2018

The seasonal rainfall update newsletter is produced during the growing season to provide the latest and most relevant rainfall maps for Western Australia with a focus on the agricultural areas. Maps include rainfall for the past week in millimetres and rainfall deciles for the season to date;...

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 (All day)

Join us for the 2018 tedera field day and new variety release. Hear the latest research information on agronomy, nutrition, animal production and visit trial sites and seed crops sown in 2015, 2017 and 2018. 

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