Regional and Seasonal content

Please note: This content may be out of date and is currently under review.

Jujubes (or Chinese dates) are a new horticultural industry in Western Australia. This page outlines recommendations for irrigating jujubes in WA.

Jujubes (or Chinese dates) are a new horticultural industry in Western Australia. This page outlines fertiliser recommendations for jujubes in Western Australia.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) eConnected Grainbelt Project is pleased to announce formal approval has been granted to extend the eConnected Grainbelt Project

Thanks to the eConnected Grower Group representatives who attended our successful Getting Value from Farm Data Networks forum, in late 2017.

Calling a vet to investigate disease protects our markets: The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases...

Johne’s disease (JD) is an incurable infectious disease of ruminants including cattle, sheep, goats, alpaca and deer. It causes chronic diarrhoea and wasting, which eventually leads to death.

There are three strains of the bacteria, Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, that cause Johne’s disease (JD): sheep/ovine (S-), cattle (C-/bovine) and bison strains.

C-strain of Johne's disease (JD) in cattle is not known to be present in Western Australia.

Anthrax is a bacterial disease of animals, most commonly seen in cattle, sheep and goats.

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

Neptune messina is an exciting new annual pasture legume for winter-wet saltland areas of southern Australia with ≥ 375 millimetres (mm) annual rainfall and soil pH(Ca) ≥ 5.5.

Saline lands in Western Australia (WA) often suffer winter waterlogging, with the levels of salinity and depth to watertable varying markedly both spatially and between seasons.

Climate change will affect livestock production in the agricultural areas of Western Australia in different ways, with some regions and enterprises benefiting and some not.

Land conservation district committees (LCDCs) are statutory committees appointed by the Commissioner of Soil and Land Conservation to administer land conservation districts in accordance with an Or

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.

Options for control of winter broad leaved weeds, in pastures, is a common inquiry. A fairly reliable method is spray grazing.

The Australian Government's 2015 inventory of the nation's sources and sinks of greenhouse gases shows agriculture was responsible for about 16% of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2013.

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

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) for April to June 2019 and April to October 2019 is indicating less than 40% chance of...

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

  

Page last updated: Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 5:05am