Regional and Seasonal content

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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 National TSE Surveillance Program (NTSESP) conducts surveillance for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or mad cow disease) in cattle and scrapie in sheep.

This page summarises a review of a new direction for salinity management in Western Australia (December 2018), in response to an audit of salinity management by the Office of the Auditor General in

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

PestFax is an interactive reporting service delivered by DPIRD, providing risk alerts, current information and advice on pests and diseases threatening crops and pastures throughout the grain belt

Six-spotted mite can defoliate avocado trees and grapevines in the lower south-west of Western Australia.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD)'s Northern Beef Project collaborated with industry groups to evaluate returns from the value-added beef method of backgrounding

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].

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

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.

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