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Growing global demand for Australian beef products, driven primarily by Asian countries, presents opportunities to expand livestock production and value add in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of

The State Government is committed to improving mobile connectivity in regional Western Australia.

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

In this edition:

Online resources available to help navigate the season in the north and south; New research projects to Address WA grains production constraints; Value adding grants;...

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.

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

The new Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements have commenced and are referred to as the DRFAWA in Western Australia.

Some pig owners may not be aware that feeding meat and meat products to pigs is illegal in Australia because it could introduce devastating diseases to pigs and other livestock.

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

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

Measurements of water quality and quantity are required for effective planning and monitoring of water supplies for livestock.

Western Australia has a well-deserved reputation for producing healthy livestock that are free of diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our markets.

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].

Western Australia (WA) has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.

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