Great Southern

These maps are generated from remote sensing data to estimate pasture feed on offer (FOO) as kilograms of dry matter per hectare, and plant (pasture and crop) growth rates as kilograms of dry matter per hectare per day, for the south-west of Western Australia.

Seasonal Climate Outlook July 2018

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating less than a 40% chance of exceeding median rainfall for July to September and July to October 2018.

Seasonal rainfall update, 4 July 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 as a percentage of the mean; DPIRD weather...

Seasonal rainfall update, 27 June 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 as a percentage of the mean; DPIRD weather...

Registrations are now open for the upcoming agricultural-technology Hackathon (AgHack), which will be held between Friday 27 and Sunday 29 July.

The release of the nation’s first Digital Infrastructure Atlas will provide WA enterprises with increased opportunities to improve their telecommunications services.

Thursday, 28 June 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

In partnership with Regional Development Australia Great Southern, DPIRD invites you to an industry forum, supporting the growth of premium and value-add food and beverage businesses.

Ovine Observer Issue #83

This edition includes articles on grazing cereal crops during a tough break to the season, Southern WA reproductive rates based on pregnancy scanning, ​the minimal palatability difference from grain versus grass fed lambs and oxygen levels needed to keep meat red in modified...

Seasonal rainfall update 20 June 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 as a percentage of the mean; DPIRD weather...

WIN volume 127

In this edition of the Wine Industry Newsletter read about the Wine Australian 2018 Science and Innovation Award, the My PestGrapes app, origins of the Gingin clone of Chardonnay, clone forum summary, export market development, leafroll virus studies and more ...

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