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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. 

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 State Government has made a $5 million investment in Doppler technology, as part of the $75 million Agricultural Infrastructure Investment Fund, to provide complete Doppler radar coverage acros

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].

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 $580,000 WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program (Program) is focused on demonstrating agricultural digital technology (ag-tech) solutions to WA growers and school students in the

There is a lot of buzz and hype regarding the coming availability of 5G mobile services, anticipated to occur later this year.

Powdery mildew is the most persistent fungal problem of grapes in WA and one of the most widespread fungal diseases of grapevines in the world.

Phomopsis cane and leaf spot is caused by the fungus Phomopsis viticola which is a prohibited organism in Western Australia.

Sclerotinia shoot rot is caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum.

Black spot, or anthracnose disease of grapevines is caused by the fungus Elsinoe ampelina.

Downy mildew, caused by Plasmopara viticola, is a major disease of grapevines that originates from North America.

Downy mildew of grapevines can cause serious crop loss if weather conditions are favourable.

Soil moisture probes can assist in making better decisions around nitrogen management, risk mitigation, marketing and crop potential. 

They help you to find out:

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

In Australia it is illegal to feed animal matter to cattle, sheep, goats, deer, alpacas and other ruminant animals. These restrictions are a key part of Australia's ruminant feed ban.

These maps are generated from Pastures from Space 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

Phytophthora cinnamomi is the scientific name of the causal organism of phytophthora root rot, sometimes only called root rot.

Delayed seeding or emergence will shorten the growing season for wheat, reducing yield potentials.

Western Australia exports about 80% of its livestock and livestock product annually.

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