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Nearly 200 children of all ages had fun discovering the agricultural trail at the Warren District Show recently.

The Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) is reminding farmers to look into their eligibility for a tax offset if they are purchasing a seeder this season.

Middle Eastern buyers have received a taste of the produce on offer from Western Australia as part of the Gulfood 2014 trade exhibition in Dubai.

An updated pasture condition guide for the Kimberley is available free of charge to livestock producers in the region.

Research by the Department of Agriculture and Food has confirmed the new feed barley variety Litmus is the best available barley variety to grow on soils with an acidic profile.

Department of Agriculture and Food research has shown that shifting investment from nutrients to lime incorporation can be profitable on acid soils, and provide immediate benefits.

Grain growers can no-till furrow sow smarter by investing in wings on points or boots, a banded wetter or sowing close to the previous row on dry, non-wetting soil.

Preliminary trial data has shed light on the most suitable wheat varieties to choose when chasing sub soil moisture when sowing.

Regular quarantine inspections by the Department of Agriculture and Food have recently detected exotic insect pests on fruit, vegetables and flowers brought into Western Australia.

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The Sheep Updates in 2014 will be held on the 30 July at the University Club (UWA) in Crawley. 

The theme for the conference will be "Sheep genetics - getting the most benefit from your...

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia is working in conjunction with WA College of Agriculture Denmark to provide students with broadacre farming experience.

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia is working with AGWEST Plant Laboratories to offer a rapid and inexpensive screening service to distinguish between the barley varieties Sc

The 2013 AgLinkEd Scholarship winner, Stephanie Boyce, has taken the next step in pursuing her career in agriculture, after being appointed to the Department of Agriculture and Food’s Geraldton off

Worm farms are good for the environment as the worms recycle organic waste by converting it into liquid and solid fertilisers. These farms are popular with householders as they are easy to look aft

The jujube may still be a novelty for many Western Australians but after three years work by the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) the fruit is gaining more prominence.

Three leading researchers are in Western Australia this week to meet with industry, government and community groups about a coordinated approach to control of declared pests.

Grain growers should seek credible, localised data on new fertiliser products before they pull out their chequebook, according to a recognised soil scientist who recently completed a revealing fiel

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

Results of large-scale field research in the Wheatbelt to quantify the impact of stubble on frost severity will be delivered this month at several Regional Crop Updates locations.

A glimpse into the 2014 season will be revealed at the Dalwallinu Regional Crop Update tomorrow (5 March).


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