Regional and Seasonal content

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The potential yield tool uses seasonal rainfall and decile finishes, calculated from historical data, to calculate the maximum wheat yield possible in the absence of any other constraints.

Permanent raised beds are a practical and economic means of managing some waterlogged sites in wetter areas of the Western Australian grainbelt.

Tar vine (Boerhavia coccinea) is found throughout Australia, with the exception of Tasmania.

The importation of livestock into Western Australia and checking of imported livestock at the border is carried out by Quarantine WA (QWA).

Contact details for QWA are outlined below.

Jujubes (or Chinese dates) are a new horticultural industry in Western Australia. This page outlines recommendations for irrigating jujubes in WA.

Jujubes (or Chinese dates) are a new horticultural industry in Western Australia. This page outlines fertiliser recommendations for jujubes in Western Australia.

Thanks to the eConnected Grower Group representatives who attended our successful Getting Value from Farm Data Networks forum, in late 2017.

The State Government is committed to improving mobile connectivity in regional Western Australia, through its Regional Telecommunications Project (RTP) and the Regional Mobile Communications Projec

Johne’s disease (JD) is an incurable infectious disease of ruminants including cattle, sheep, goats, alpaca and deer. It causes chronic diarrhoea and wasting, which eventually leads to death.

There are three strains of the bacteria, Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, that cause Johne’s disease (JD): sheep/ovine (S-), cattle (C-/bovine) and bison strains.

C-strain of Johne's disease (JD) in cattle is not known to be present in Western Australia.

Anthrax is a bacterial disease of animals, most commonly seen in cattle, sheep and goats.

The National TSE Surveillance Program (NTSESP) conducts surveillance for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or mad cow disease) in cattle and scrapie in sheep.

Fire is integral to many ecosystems in the Western Australian rangelands.

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?

Brown spot is a fungal disease caused by Nothophoma quercina. It affects jujubes in Western Australia and has been reported in olives, pistachios and Chinese quince in other countries.

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

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

  

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