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Cattle are common victims of fires in Australia. Cattle are generally less affected by fires than sheep because of their superior height and speed, but they can be severely burnt if trapped, such a
Sheep are common victims of fires in Australia. The information below describes how fire may affect sheep and the management options landholders have.
When grapevines are exposed to smoke during sensitive growth stages, the resulting wine may contain smoke-related aromas and flavours.
Smoke exposure of grapevines and the development of smoke-related characteristics in the resulting wines is an increasing issue for the wine industry.
Farmers have asked the questions below after serious fires in the agricultural areas of south-west Western Australia.