Regional and Seasonal content

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Neelam is well adapted to most areas of southern Australia and offers ascochyta blight resistance in a mid flowering, mid maturing variety.

Sheep producers have been urged to download the new version of the Sheep Condition Scoring app to help monitor the condition of ewes in late pregnancy to optimise their survival.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) for April to June 2019 and April to October 2019 is indicating less than 40% chance of...

PestFax is an interactive reporting service delivered by DPIRD, providing risk alerts, current information and advice on pests and diseases threatening crops and pastures throughout the grain belt

Are you looking for more information on the research and findings from the Tactical wheat agronomy project?

In 2018, over 10million tonnes (estimated) of wheat was harvested in Western Australia.

Almost all of WA citrus fruit is sold in the local market. Fruit has been sent to export markets since 2015 and is increasing.

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) staff can assist with citrus-related information in addition to a broader group of contacts and links to the national citrus indust

Find out more about the most common insect pests of citrus trees occurring in home gardens in Western Australia and their control using natural or low toxic chemical controls.

Brown spot is a fungal disease caused by Nothophoma quercina. It affects jujubes in Western Australia and has been reported in olives, pistachios and Chinese quince in other countries.

Correct nutrition of citrus trees is essential if they are to crop and perform to their maximum potential.

Spur-throated locusts are mainly a tropical species which breed in the State’s north but can move large distances and can sporadically reach the Gascoyne and Mid-West regions.

The term wild dog is used to describe pure-bred dingoes, feral/escaped domestic dogs and their hybrids. Both dingoes and wild

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

On 11 October 2017, amendments to the Animal Welfare Act 2002 (the Act) were introduced to State Parliament via the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill 2017 (the Bill). On 20 November 2018, the

The department's Adopt-a-trap initiative involves adopting a surveillance trap and monitoring it during the wasp season December-May. 

Visitors to the Balingup Small Farm Field Day on Saturday 6 April are invited to check out the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development displays on biosecurity.

Apr 2019
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This is a free event that aims to give food and agribusinesses the skills and processes to negotiate more effectively, as well as the confidence to negotiate the best possible deals.

Livestock and horse owners in the Peel region are reminded to check that hay being fed to stock has been tested for annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT).

WA sheep producers are reminded to continue reviewing their flock marketing and management strategies in light of the Federal Government’s confirmation of a northern summer pause for live exports t


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