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Pasture manipulation is the application of herbicides for grass control early in the growing season (autumn or early winter).

It is often the preferred option for grass control.

The viability of annual ryegrass seed can be reduced substantially by desiccation, pre-harvest spraying or swathing of canola depending on the product and timing.

This paper reports on a three year series (2014-2016) of trials to provide WA grain growers experimental field evidence of the effect of crown rot on barley and wheat variety yields.

Strong fires will cause significant damage to bush on farms and may devastate revegetation areas.

Herbicide resistance is the inherited ability of an individual plant to survive a herbicide application that would kill a normal population of the same species.

Some types of saline land in Western Australia have potential for sequestering significant amounts of carbon.

It is not always easy to identify the degree of dispersion or sodicity in soils. The choice of suitable management depends on knowing the soil sodicity and whether dispersion is a problem.

We use land-use planning to ensure that land and water resources are available for agriculture and food businesses to expand and grow.

We recommend using broad-based banks to intercept and divert surface water run-off in cropping areas where conventional banks would interrupt vehicle movement.

After farm fires, protect your water supply from contamination.

Water erosion occurs when raindrops hit the soil surface and displace soil particles, and when water flowing over the land surface moves soil particles.

Researchers and supervisors from Western Australian universities are invited to apply for WA sheep industry scholarships.

Drywood termites such as Cryptotermes dudleyi and C.

Applications are now closed for the Export Competitiveness Grants (ECG) program.

Confinement feeding (also referred to as lot feeding or feedlotting) is an intensive feeding system in a confined area where all, or the majority of, feed and water is supplied to animals.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Value Add Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund, supported by State Government investment through the Royalties for Regions p

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Value Add Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund, supported by State Government investment through the Royalties for Regions p

Dry pastures in Western Australia provide good early feed after senescence but rapidly become unable to maintain stock.

Waterlogging is a common problem in the agricultural soils of south-west Western Australia in the wetter months of winter.

Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) in cattle is a complex disease that is caused by bovine pestivirus.

  

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