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This tool can be used to estimate the supplementary feed requirements of a sheep enterprise for a single year.
The live export trade of sheep from Western Australia is worth $210 million (2017). The industry is undergoing significant change and industry and government are working cooperatively to improve tr
Conﬁnement feeding (also referred to as lot feeding or feedlotting) is an intensive feeding system in a conﬁned area where all, or the majority of, feed and water is supplied to animals.
Barley growers in higher rainfall parts of Western Australia are asked to keep watch during the 2019 growing season for the newly identified disease ramularia leaf spot (RLS).
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Value Add Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund, supported by State Government investment through the Royalties for Regions p
As of September 2018, there are 14 Recognised Biosecurity Groups (RBGs) in Western Australia. See below for a summary of each group and their current declared pest priorities.
Russian wheat aphid is a major pest of wheat, barley and some grasses (Poaceae), which can cause significant yield losses.
Dry pastures in Western Australia provide good early feed after senescence but rapidly become unable to maintain stock.
Classical swine fever (CSF) and African swine fever (ASF) are both highly contagious viral diseases that only affect pigs. The diseases are similar, although they are caused by different viruses.
Waterlogging is a common problem in the agricultural soils of south-west Western Australia in the wetter months of winter.
This page provides seasonally relevant information on conditions and management options for those conditions in the agricultural areas of Western Australia.
Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) in cattle is a complex disease that is caused by bovine pestivirus.
Information is provided on the requirements for importing and keeping introduced birds and mammals in Western Australia (WA).
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) administers the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Declared Pest Account) Regulations 2014 (Regulations).
The Western Australian Government, through the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, is focusing resources on supporting the growth of premium and value-add food and beverage b
This publication provides a snapshot and trends in the production and overseas trade of fruits from Western Australia.
Western Australia's dynamic grains industry is set to benefit from a $48 million scientific research partnership between DPIRD and GRDC.
Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum is a bacterial plant pathogen that is exotic to Australia. Currently five haplotypes have been described: haplotypes A and B from solanaceous crops suc
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is committed to supporting the Western Australian agriculture and food sector to grow and develop, in order to capitalise on gr