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These maps are generated from Pastures from Space to estimate pasture feed on offer (FOO) as kilograms of dry matter per hectare, and plant (pasture and crop) growth rates (PGR) as kilograms of dry
The first of a series of field trials have been planted across the agricultural region to evaluate early sowing opportunities for canola and lupins – six weeks before the traditional Anzac Day star
This page provides seasonally relevant information on conditions and management options for those conditions in the agricultural areas of Western Australia.
The Western Australian Government recognises the value of animal welfare to the community and strives to ensure that all animals receive appropriate standards of care.
Pastoral rangelands provide a range of benefits in addition to pastoralism: tourism, ecological services, mining, and cultural and heritage values for Indigenous people.
Fifteen projects will share in $582,800 in funding through the eConnected Grainbelt Project’s new WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program.
White spot is a highly contagious viral infection that affects all crustacean. Import requirements are now in place to prevent the disease entering WA. Report signs of white spot immediately to the
The Departmentof Primary Industries and Regional Development provides up-to-date information about the coming season and its potential impacts on cropping and agriculture.
Options for control of winter broad leaved weeds, in pastures, is a common inquiry. A fairly reliable method is spray grazing.
Wheat is the major grain crop produced in Western Australia making up 65% of annual grain production and generating A$2-3 billion for the State economy each year.
Water quality can influence the efficacy of chemicals used in spraying crops and pastures.
Buffel and birdwood grasses (Cenchrus ciliaris and C. setiger) are introduced species found in the Western Australian rangelands.
The map below shows the current predicted dates of spore maturation and consequently the predicted risk of matching spore release with the susceptible stage of the crop.
The Australian Government's 2015 inventory of the nation's sources and sinks of greenhouse gases shows agriculture was responsible for about 16% of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2013.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is seeking comment on proposed new regulations for the minimum record keeping requirements for commercial users of agricultural chemica
Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) is a declared plant that is toxic to both humans and livestock.
This information is a resource for pastoral lessees, station managers and others to help identify plants and assess pasture condition and trend in the Pilbara rangelands of Western Australia.
Introducing new plants to an area can have positive and negative effects on the environment, economy and community.
A new test that more accurately determines the identity and purity of Australian barley seed is set to transform the industry from one end of the supply chain to the other.