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Are you looking for more information on the research and findings from the Tactical wheat agronomy project?

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

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

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.

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

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

This management strategy provides an opportunity to control weed seed set in the pasture and during harvest.

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

Expressions of interest for membership to the three Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) management committees are now open.

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.

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) have been sought under the State Government's new Grainbelt Digital Enhancement Project.

In July 2017,  information days were held to advise agribusiness on supporting sheep farmers through the dry season.

African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious virus that causes an often fatal disease in pigs and wild boar.

Classical swine fever (CSF) (hog cholera) is a highly contagious disease caused by a pestivirus that is closely related to the virus that causes bovine viral diarrhoea (mucosal disease) in cattle a

Wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) is highly competitive in crops and can cause a yield loss of 10-90%.

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