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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...

A Quarantine Area is in place to direct the movement and treatment of host plants to contain and control the Tomato potato psyllid (TPP) in Western Australia. 

The State Government has made a $5 million investment in Doppler technology, as part of the $75 million Agricultural Infrastructure Investment Fund, to provide complete Doppler radar coverage acros

NRInfo (natural resource information) provides you access to digital mapping and information for natural resources across Western Australia.

The Western Australian Government, through the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, is focusing resources on supporting the growth of premium and value-add food and beverage b

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].

Surveillance and eradication activities are undertaken in conjunction with community, local government and industry to prevent the establishment of this pest in Western Australia.

Fifteen projects will share in $582,800 in funding through the eConnected Grainbelt Project’s new WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program.

The $580,000 WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program (Program) is focused on demonstrating agricultural digital technology (ag-tech) solutions to WA growers and school students in the

There is a lot of buzz and hype regarding the coming availability of 5G mobile services, anticipated to occur later this year.

Powdery mildew is the most persistent fungal problem of grapes in WA and one of the most widespread fungal diseases of grapevines in the world.

Phomopsis cane and leaf spot is caused by the fungus Phomopsis viticola which is a prohibited organism in Western Australia.

Eutypa dieback is caused by the fungus Eutypa lata which is a prohibited organism in Western Australia. It is a major trunk disease of grapevines that reduces yields and kills the vine.

Sclerotinia shoot rot is caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum.

Black spot, or anthracnose disease of grapevines is caused by the fungus Elsinoe ampelina.

Bunch rots of grapes are widespread in Western Australia and reduce yield and quality. Weather conditions and control strategies influence the severity of losses which can vary between vineyards.

Downy mildew, caused by Plasmopara viticola, is a major disease of grapevines that originates from North America.

Downy mildew of grapevines can cause serious crop loss if weather conditions are favourable.

Soil moisture probes can assist in making better decisions around nitrogen management, risk mitigation, marketing and crop potential. 

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By Kathryn Fleay, CEO, MIG

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