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In Western Australia, all owners of livestock are legally required to register with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, (DPIRD) Brands Office.
Hay that contains annual ryegrass may cause annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT). Hay can be tested for ARGT risk. The test provides a risk rating for toxicity.
Cattle producers in the shires of Albany, Denmark and Plantagenet in Western Australia now have the opportunity to join a new pilot surveillance network for cattle health that uses a simple SMS sys
With so many new wheat varieties out there, you may be scratching your head over which variety to choose for next season.
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].
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating less than 40% chance of exceeding median rainfall for November 2018...
Assisting barley growers to make the right variety decision for their farming system.
Potassium deficiency can lead to loss of clover content and severely limit production of high rainfall.
Australia is free of many infectious horse diseases, sparing horse owners from costly disease control. The occurrence of an emergency horse disease could severely restrict horse movements, racing a
Fruit size is an important feature for accessing desired markets and is largely determined by crop load. Tree manipulation practices can be used by orchardists at a number of key crop stages to in
The seasonal rainfall update newsletter is produced during the growing season to provide the latest and most relevant rainfall maps for Western Australia with a focus on the agricultural areas....
Variety choice and variety management are key factors for profitable wheat production and this 'essentials' guide provides a guide to assist with these decisions.
This edition includes articles on:Breech strike geneticsSouthern WA reproductive rates based on pregnancy scanningBest practices for control of winter scour worms in prime lambs...
Join us for the 2018 tedera field day and new variety release. Hear the latest research information on agronomy, nutrition, animal production and visit trial sites and seed crops sown in 2015,...
Rainfall to date graphs show the amount of rainfall accumulated from the start of the grain growing season and can be used as a tool in the seasonal decision-making process.
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...
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 likely to...
The productivity of sheep is largely governed by the amount of pasture they eat and this is influenced by the quantity of the pasture on offer and its quality.
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the grains sector.
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the livestock sector.