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Managing sheep in the poor season of 2017? This page provides some key points to consider, including feed budgets and transporting of ewes and lambs.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating less than a 40% chance of exceeding median rainfall for July to...
The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunities to Australian agriculture.
Fire, flood and drought can result in large numbers of dead farm animals which need to be disposed of safely.
Registrations are now open for the upcoming agricultural-technology Hackathon (AgHack), which will be held between Friday 27 and Sunday 29 July.
The Lambing Planner is a simple tool that allows you to change a lambing date or a joining date to see the impacts of that on other key times in the reproductive year.
Powdery mildew is a fungal leaf disease that reduces yield and grain quality in susceptible wheat varieties.
The border controls outlined below for Johne’s disease (JD) susceptible stock entering Western Australia were implemented by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (now the Depar
A highly productive sub-tropical grass–serradella pasture is achievable – but there are a number of prerequisites for success.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating less than a 40% chance of exceeding median rainfall for winter,...
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, has produced a visual guide to assist in carrying out a thorough ruminant animal post-mortem.
Vaccines can prevent a wide range of diseases that cause reduced production, fertility or death in cattle and economic losses to Western Australian producers.
The aim of the eConnected Grainbelt Project is to make a real difference to growers’ businesses and the grains industry.
As part of the successful Getting Value from Farm Data Networks grower group forum at Technology Park, Bentley, four high quality speakers presented to about 70 attendees.
Western Australia is free of many diseases that are endemic to other areas in Australia.
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.
WA horticulture industries are well positioned to capture the growing demand and opportunities in the overseas market.
If you run livestock, whether on a small scale or commercially, you need a biosecurity plan.
Managing farm biosecurity following a fire, flood or dry season is a balance of caring for livestock and paddocks while limiting the introduction of new pests, diseases or weeds onto the property.
The wingless grasshopper (Phaulacridium vittatum) is a native insect widely distributed throughout the higher rainfall coastal areas of southern Australia.