Great Southern

We lead the department’s work in trade, agribusiness development and investment facilitation to grow and diversify the value of our food and agricultural products, to help support the economic diversification of our State and promote jobs and growth in regional WA

Farm Finance (FFCLS) and Drought (DCLS) Concessional Loans Schemes. These schemes were funded by the Australian Government and are administered by the Rural Business Development Corporation (RBDC) on behalf of the Western Australian Government, for the Australian Government.

Seasonal Climate Outlook October 2018

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating less than 30% chance of exceeding median rainfall for October to December 2018 for the majority of the South West Land Division. For Esperance the chance of exceeding...

Seasonal rainfall update 3 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 recent past months, frost events, soil water storage, potential crop yield...

Ovine Observer October 2018 Issue #84

This edition includes articles on:
Breech strike genetics
Southern WA reproductive rates based on pregnancy scanning
Best practices for control of winter scour worms in prime lambs in Western Australia
Liveweight profile during the reproductive cycle influences carryover...

Friday, 19 October 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Pest and disease management, sustainable viticulture and chemical resistance are high priorities for the WA wine industry. International, national and local experts will present the latest research and sustainable practices for managing vineyard pests and diseases.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Pest and disease management, sustainable viticulture and chemical resistance are high priorities for the WA wine industry. International, national and local experts will present the latest research and sustainable practices for managing vineyard pests and diseases.

Seasonal rainfall update

Seasonal rainfall update 20 September 2018

Cattle producers in the shires of Albany, Denmark and Plantagenet in Western Australia now have the opportunity to join a new pilot surveillance network for cattle health that uses a simple SMS system.

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