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This page provides seasonally relevant information on conditions and management options for June, July and August 2019 in the agricultural areas of Western Australia (WA).
The whole farm nutrient mapping procedure described here applies to pastures in the greater than 600mm rainfall zone of south-west Western Australia.
In May 2019, Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan announced the independent panel that would oversee a public review of the operation and effectiveness of the Animal Welfare Act 200
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.
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...
Livestock disease investigations protect our markets: Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of particular...
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 Pastures from Space service generates maps to estimate pasture feed on offer (FOO) as kilograms of dry matter per hectare, and plant (pasture and crop) growth rates (PGR) as kilograms of dry ma
Comprehensive survey data is collected on sheep enterprises and producer intentions every four years by DPIRD.
Pastures from Space estimates green feed-on-offer (FOO) and the pasture growth rate (PGR).
Feral cats are the same species as domestic cats, but survive in the wild without human reliance or contact.
The full biomass mapping data is available in more detail on the Australian Renewable Energy Mapping Interface (AREMI) – see the links below the dashboard. The AREMI map also allows you to overlay
Testing for herbicide susceptibility allows you to determine what herbicide options are still available to control weeds on your farm.
Herbicides can be applied by a variety of means including boom sprayers, aerial spraying, misters, blanket wipers, rope wick applicators, weed seekers and back-pack sprayers.
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 Final Tranche of recipients has been announced, as part of Round One of the State Government's successful Digital Farm Grants Program.
The release of the nation’s first Digital Infrastructure Atlas will provide WA enterprises with increased opportunities to improve their telecommunications services.
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
The Lambing Planner is a simple tool that allows you to change a lambing date or a joining date to see the impacts of that on other key times in the reproductive year.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for winter, June to August 2019 and June to October 2019 is indicating less than...