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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.
Early recognition of disease is one of the most important factors influencing the control of disease and the reduction of its impact on industry and the community.
There are a variety of possible causes of diarrhoea in adult cattle and they are often different to the common causes of diarrhoea, or scours, in calves.
Antimicrobial resistance threatens the effective prevention and treatment of an increasing range of infections in humans and animals caused by bacteria, parasites and viruses.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating less than 30% chance of exceeding median rainfall for October to...
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....
Strict movement requirements exist when importing livestock from interstate and/or overseas into Western Australia (WA).
All livestock in Western Australia must be correctly identified according to species.
Jujubes are a new horticultural industry in Western Australia. This page provides an overview of propagation techniques.
Seasonal rainfall update 20 September 2018
Pruning is a cultural practice involving the removal of tree branches and limbs.
Drip irrigation is common in modern orchards. For this method of irrigation it is easier to use litres rather than the more traditional unit of millimetres when describing readily available water i
Irrigation is one of the most important factors in producing a good yield of quality citrus.
In this article we provide details on how to approximate your annual water requirements for commercial production of avocados.
Monitoring a citrus orchard to gain some knowledge of the effectiveness of nutrition programs can be difficult, expensive and time consuming. It is, however, the only way a valid assessment can be
Apple looper (Phrissogonus laticostata) is a native insect that damages fruit in apple orchards and vineyards in the South West of Western Australia.
Weaning to get the best out of your lambsWeaning to get the best out of your ewesSouth coast summer crop options following a dry winterResidual effect of herbicides on next year’...