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The 2017 Wheat variety fact sheets are here to provide you with up to date infomation on 21 wheat varieties, commonly grown in Western Australia.

Seasonal Climate Outlook April 2017

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating below median rainfall for the majority of the South West Land Division (which includes the Wheatbelt) for April to June and April to October, 2017.

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

Thursday, 6 April 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) will hold its first State Horticulture Update for Western Australian horticulture businesses on April 6, 2017 at the Crown Perth Convention Centre.

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

Melioidosis is a disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which can affect animals and humans.

It is most common in tropical and subtropical regions, including northern Australia.

Western Australia has a reputation for producing healthy livestock free from diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our ability to sell livestock within Australia or overseas.

Supporting Western Australian horticulture businesses to achieve international competitiveness and industry growth

Hay containing annual ryegrass may cause annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT). Hay can be tested for ARGT risk. The test provides a risk rating for toxicity. Submit about 1 kilogram of hay randomly selected from representative bales.

The Department of Agriculture and Food, WA is working with the WA horticulture industry to respond to the detection of tomato potato psyllid, an exotic plant pest.

This is the first time the psyllid has been detected in Australia.

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