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Landholders throughout Western Australia are being asked to keep an eye out for dead or diseased rabbits and report them to the Department of Agriculture and Food.

Stone fruit growers should prepare for an influx of Mediterranean fruit fly over coming weeks, the Department of Agriculture and Food has warned.

Citrus ‘whiteflies’ or ‘snow flies’ (Aleyrodidae) resemble small, white moths, but actually belong to a group (Hemiptera) closely related to lerp insects, aphids and scales.

Dairy research officer with the Department of Agriculture and Food, Bronwyn Edmunds has been announced as one of six finalists in a national communication award for young scientists.

The Department of Agriculture and Food is helping with workforce development for farms in the southern forests region.

As farm businesses prepare for budget planning in 2014, operators can access the latest information on Farm Management Deposits (FMDs) from the Department of Agriculture and Food.

An interactive day out was experienced by more than 150 students at Harvey WA College of Agriculture’s first primary education day.

A smoke taint reduction tool is now available to help the Australian wine industry recognise the danger periods for smoke taint in wine.

Landholders, residents and agriculture industry groups are invited to attend a public workshop on the management of declared pests in the Peel Harvey region.

The Department of Agriculture and Food has commenced a new Producer Demonstration Site in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia, jointly funded with Meat and Livestock Australia.

Scientists are on the attack against rice blast, the international fungal disease that stopped the rice industry in its tracks in northern Western Australia three years ago.

A new smartphone App designed to help broadacre farmers maximise pesticide spray efficiency is now available.

With marking finished for the 2013 lambing season, nominations for the 100%+ Club are now open for producers who achieved a whole-farm average marking percentage of 100 per cent or more during the

Sheep producers can boost their bottom line by thousands of dollars by using rams that are genetically resistant to intestinal worms.

Surveys by the Department of Agriculture and Food have confirmed hatchings of Australian Plague Locusts in the central and eastern wheatbelt.

Research is on track to identify potential sites for the release of new species of dung beetles to combat bush fly numbers in Western Australia’s South West.

Department of Agriculture and Food research scientist Chengdao Li homed in on the acid tolerant gene in the recently released barley variety LitmusTM using a genetic method akin to a game of battle

Department of Agriculture and Food development officer Hugh Payne has been recognised for his significant contribution to the Western Australian pork industry.

A leading American-based expert specialising in large-scale dairy farming systems has met with Western Australian dairy leaders to examine growth opportunities for the sector.

Grain growers and harvest contractors are reminded to pay attention to harvest hygiene and prevent any destructive pests from threatening the State’s crop.


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