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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.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) supports pastoral industries in Western Australia by supporting market development, providing information, and assessing change
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.
Buffel and birdwood grasses (Cenchrus ciliaris and C. setiger) are introduced species found in the Western Australian rangelands.
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?
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) staff can assist with citrus-related information in addition to a broader group of contacts and links to the national citrus indust
Correct nutrition of citrus trees is essential if they are to crop and perform to their maximum potential.
Cyclones, storms and floods can result in loss of harvest or livestock, increased susceptibility of livestock to disease, contamination of water bodies, land degradation through wind and water eros
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the grains sector.
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 (DPIRD)'s Northern Beef Project collaborated with industry groups to evaluate returns from the value-added beef method of backgrounding
Sheep managers can use electronic identification (EID) technology and automatic readers to manage individual sheep in a flock.
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
Canola research conducted in WA is been presented in a number of online platforms. This page lists key publications and includeds link to allow easy access.
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].