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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

This interactive map – produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) – allows you to explore south-west Western Australian regional groundwater trends, local gro

We investigated groundwater processes leading to reduced water quality and identified suitable land to support the expansion of the Myalup irrigation area, as part of the Myalup–Wellington Water Fo

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.

This page explains the terms and importance of soil structure (aggregate stability), cation exchange capacity, calcium to magnesium ratio and exchangeable sodium percentage.

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.

PestFax is an interactive reporting service, providing risk alerts, current information and advice on pests and diseases threatening crops and pastures throughout the grain belt of Western Australi

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.

The Aboriginal Economic Development (AED) function within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) aims to unlock significant and impactful regional Aboriginal economic

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



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