Regional and Seasonal content

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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating generally a neutral, 40-60%, chance of exceeding median rainfall...

There are multiple causes of infertility, abortion and stillbirths in cows. These include some diseases that are exotic to Western Australia and some zoonotic diseases.

Growers have eroded their ryegrass seedbanks by 99.3% from an average of 183 ryegrass/m2 in 2001 to 1.29 ryegrass/m2 in 2018 across the 27 focus paddocks.

‘Risk-aware’ growers can implement strategies to reduce and avoid unnecessary introduction and spread of weeds.

Summer weeds can rob subsequent crops of soil nitrogen and stored soil water. They can also reduce crop emergence by causing physical and/or chemical interference at seeding time.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's 2018 Oat Variety Guide provides a comparison of grain yield, grain quality, hay yield, hay quality, herbicide tolerance and disease r

Surface water management is needed wherever water erosion is a risk and where water movement control or water harvesting is required, and as part of a salinity management program.

Relief wells can provide water resources and help reduce the severity and extent of waterlogging and salinity caused by leaky artesian systems.

Supplementary feeding sheep with grain, hay or silage is necessary when pastures or stubbles are deficient in energy and protein.

Western Australia's (WA) climate has changed over the last century, particularly over the last 50 years. Average temperature has risen about 1°C.

The Grower Group Research and Development (R&D) Grants Program awarded $6.7 million to 16 grower groups across Western Australia in its inaugural round.

This web page provides a summary of the key points about how the Johne's Beef Assurance Score (J-BAS) applies to Western Australian cattle producers.

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...

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

Cyclones, storms and floods can result in contamination of water bodies, loss of harvest or livestock, increased susceptibility of livestock to disease, and destruction of irrigation systems and ot

Farm Finance (FFCLS) and Drought (DCLS) Concessional Loans Schemes.

Determining the size of the crop on citrus trees is an important tool which allows growers to make appropriate management decisions for the upcoming season.

Mastitis is the term for a bacterial infection of the udder. It is most common in ewes raising multiple lambs or with high milk production.

Transforming Regional Biosecurity Response is part of the Boosting Biosecurity Defences pr

The WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Data from these...

  

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