Food, export & investment

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) supports the success of our State’s world-renowned agrifood sector which produces high-quality, safe and healthy agricultural, food and fibre products for domestic and international markets. Western Australia is one of the most pest- and disease-free agricultural production areas in the world.

As a result of stringent safety and quality systems our primary industries provide premium quality food and beverage products to local and international clients. DAFWA also works to identify and develop international market opportunities for agrifood businesses and attract investment into the State.

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  • The eConnected Grainbelt Project team is excited to announce the launch of it's new weather website, which provides users with improved functionality and usability.

  • 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 assi

  • The State Government is committed to improving mobile connectivity in regional Western Australia.

  • Applications have been sought for the eConnected Grainbelt Project’s new WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program.

  • The Manjimup Agriculture and Food Strategy was developed to identify projects that address contemporary agricultural issues and opportunities, and find successful applications for subsequent delive

  • The Western Australian Horticulture Update, 2018 took place on Thursday August 16 and Friday August 17, 2018 at the Crown Convention Centr

  • Mangoes have been identified as a promising crop for organic production. They are suitable because of a low nitrogen requirement and relatively low incidence of pests and diseases.

  • The underlying principle of organic crop production is "healthy plants grow from healthy soil". It is a whole system approach and as far as practical a closed system.

  • Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.

  • Many practices are transferable from a conventional system to an organic system of growing mangoes.

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