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The performance of alternative variety wine grapes is continuing to be evaluated with a new trial block established near Wokalup within the Geographe wine region.

The lessons learned from a decade of water repellent soils research in Western Australia will be profiled at the upcoming 2019 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Grains Research Upd

The Grants for Asian Market Export program is a major component of the department’s Asian Market Success project, made possible by State Government investment. 

Congratulations to the following applicants who have been selected to be awarded a grants from the Industrial Hemp Grant Scheme (IHGS).

Pigs are much more sensitive to heat than other animals so during periods of hot weather it is important to look at ways to reduce heat stress.

Australian sweet lupins (Lupinus angustifolius L.) are currently utilised as a valuable protein source in pig diets.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) network of automatic weather stations and radars throughout the state provide timely, relevant and local weather data to assi

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) network of automatic weather stations and radars throughout the state provide timely, relevant and local weather data to assi

Three-quarters of high rainfall (more than 600mm annual rainfall) clover pastures in Western Australia do not need additional phosphorus for optimal plant growth.

Measurements of water quality and quantity are required for effective planning and monitoring of water supplies for livestock.

Proper management of animals during a bushfire is dependent on being prepared and having proper plans in place for fire response and recovery.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) provides this information to support managers and others suffering from the effects of fire on the farm.

Owning livestock on a small property can be for production, pets, lawnmowers or just for lifestyle.

Are you a small landholder who owns cattle, sheep, horses, goats, buffalo, deer, pigs, alpacas or llamas?

Do you only own one of these animals that you regard as a pet?

Agistment is an option for removing livestock from a property, for a number of reasons – after a fire, when paddock feed is inadequate, to spell pastures, or to finish livestock for sale on better

Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is not found in Australia, but pose a high biosecurity risk due to their tendency to hitchhike and highly mobile nature.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) plays a major role in addressing the impact of frost on WA growers through a combination of on-farm research and development ac

Frost occurs on clear nights in early spring when the air temperature drops to 2°C or less.

Frost is difficult to manage. It has a significant economic and emotional impact on the whole community.

Comprising key stakeholders from government and industry, the North Wanneroo Agriculture and Water Taskforce was established in late 2017 to drive horticultural development and job growth in Wanner

  

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