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This page provides seasonally relevant information on conditions and management options for those conditions in the agricultural areas of Western Australia.

The State Government is committed to improving mobile connectivity in regional Western Australia.

Applications have been sought for the eConnected Grainbelt Project’s new WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program.

The Western Australian Horticulture Update, 2018 took place on Thursday August 16 and Friday August 17, 2018 at the Crown Convention Centr

Expressions of interest for membership to the three Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) management committees are now open.

Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) have been sought under the State Government's new Grainbelt Digital Enhancement Project.

In July 2017,  information days were held to advise agribusiness on supporting sheep farmers through the dry season.

African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious virus that causes an often fatal disease in pigs and wild boar.

Classical swine fever (CSF) (hog cholera) is a highly contagious disease caused by a pestivirus that is closely related to the virus that causes bovine viral diarrhoea (mucosal disease) in cattle a

The new Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements have commenced and are referred to as the DRFAWA in Western Australia.

Some pig owners may not be aware that feeding meat and meat products to pigs is illegal in Australia because it could introduce devastating diseases to pigs and other livestock.

DPIRD staff have completed the planning and background work, with construction about to begin on upgrading the State's coastal radar network to make Western Australia's weather monitoring service t

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's (DPIRD) network of automatic weather stations and radars throughout the state provide timely, relevant and local weather data to assi

Measurements of water quality and quantity are required for effective planning and monitoring of water supplies for livestock.

Agistment is an option for removing livestock from a property, for a number of reasons – after a fire, when paddock feed is inadequate, to spell pastures, or to finish livestock for sale on better

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) plays a major role in addressing the impact of frost on WA growers through a combination of on-farm research and development ac

To produce potatoes with high specific gravity follow good agronomic practices.  Use high quality seed of the correct variety.  Plant the variety at the right spacing and time of year.

The olive lace bug, Froggattia olivinia, is native to eastern Australia. It has become established in the olive growing regions of Western Australia.

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Page last updated: Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 5:05am