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Growers, transporters and suppliers have been reminded that the use of raw poultry manure is prohibited in Western Australia, after several complaints to the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAF

The largest expenditure item for most Western Australian grain growers is not chemical, not fertiliser – it is export supply chain costs.

Sheep producers can improve returns by pregnancy scanning for multiple births and managing their flock accordingly.

Chinese businesses have gained insight into Western Australia’s grain and cereal hay supply chains and export capabilities as part of the Western Australia-China Cooperation Conference’s two-day gr

A valuable guide developed by the Department of Agriculture and Food’s Small Landholder Information Service (SLIS) will be launched at the Donnybrook Apple Festival 19 and 20 April.

Fruit growers are invited to examine different netting options and irrigation regimes designed to combat heat stress and improve water efficiency at an orchard walk to be held in Manjimup on 23 Apr

The potential impact of invasive, drought-resistance cacti on Western Australia’s agriculture, environment, and social amenity has been detailed in a new report.

A Perth conference which aims to strengthen business ties between Western Australia and its biggest agribusiness trading partner China has attracted strong international interest. 

Residents in the Kelmscott and Munster areas are urged to keep an eye out for European wasps which have established a presence in the suburbs and surrounding areas this year.

Saddle-up and gallop over to the Department of Agriculture and Food display at the Bunbury Show’s Horse and Country event on 12 April.

Home gardeners are asked to be on the lookout for a thread-like, parasitic weed after it was discovered in a backyard vegetable patch in the Wheatbelt.

The Department of Agriculture and Food has urged people buying spring flowering bulbs from the internet or from catalogues to ensure they are not bulbs which could pose a threat to Western Australi

Livestock producers are reminded they are responsible for the welfare of the animals they consign for transport.

Wheatbelt farmers are being urged to take steps to lower glyphosate resistance in annual ryegrass after a survey showed over 40 per cent of samples displayed some form of resistance.


Fruit growers are encouraged to continue with strict orchard hygiene and late foliage baiting to reduce the impact of Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) for next season’s crop.

University of Western Australia (UWA) graduate Kimberley Adams has received the Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum top honours for 2014.

Apr 2014
1 April 2014

Seminar and networking event to improve skills in better managing competitors and customers in a growing supply landscape.  Presented by Martin Kneebone, Managing Director of Fresh Logic, an...

Apr 2014
1 April 2014

Seminar and networking event to better understand your markets and improve your customer networks. Presented by Mr Martin Kneebone, Managing Director of Freshlogic, an independent market research...

Horse owners in Western Australia are reminded to remain vigilant for signs of Hendra virus in their horses and to take steps to reduce the risk of it occurring. 

Grain growers now have access to the 2014 Wheat Variety Guide for Western Australia to assist growers with variety choice and management this year.


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