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This page provides seasonally relevant information on conditions and management options for those conditions in the agricultural areas of Western Australia.

Introducing new plants to an area can have positive and negative effects on the environment, economy and community.

Sheep managers can use electronic identification (EID) technology and automatic readers to manage individual sheep in a flock.

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

Canola research conducted in WA is been presented in a number of online platforms. This page lists key publications and includeds link to allow easy access. 

Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) regulations].

In 2017, over 7 million tonnes (estimated) of wheat was harvested in Western Australia.

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 Western Australian Government recognises the value of animal welfare to the community and strives to ensure that all animals receive appropriate standards of care.

The Aboriginal Economic Development (AED) function within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) aims to unlock significant and impactful regional Aboriginal economic

Up to date autumn/winter and winter/spring insecticide spray guides are provided by the department every year to help growers and consultants manage insect pests in canola, lupin and cereal crops.

Jujubes (or Chinese dates) are a new horticultural industry in Western Australia.

Blue-green algae are a group of algae including Nodularia spumigena, Microcystis aeruginosa and Anabaena circinalis.

Organic material washed into dams can lead to water becoming unattractive to livestock and possibly toxic.

Most unplanned fires have a drastic effect on a pasture. Fire changes the plant composition and reduces growth and carrying capacity in the following season.

As a livestock owner, you need to be prepared, and have good plans to manage animals during a fire and in the recovery period. It is your responsibility to care for your animals' welfare.

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 matte

Drench resistance in cattle worms has been found in tests in several countries in recent years, prompting an investigation into the situation in Western Australia.

Preventing weed seed set provides an opportunity to control weed seed set in the pasture, late fallow, late stubble and in-crop phases.

One method of weed control is to remove weed seeds in the fallow, stubble and pre-sowing phase.

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