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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for July to September 2019 is indicating neutral to wetter conditions for the...
The Biosecurity Council publishes reports on the biosecurity matters for which it has prepared advice to the Minister for Agriculture and Food and the Director General of the Department of Primary
The Biosecurity Council of Western Australia (the Council) was asked to provide advice on biosecurity investment decision-making.
Post-entry plant quarantine (PEPQ) services facilitate safe introduction of new germplasm from interstate and overseas.
The National TSE Surveillance Program (NTSESP) conducts surveillance for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or mad cow disease) in cattle and scrapie in sheep.
Western Australia experiences a wide range of emergency threats including fire, extreme weather (cyclones), floods, and others, many of which may endanger the welfare of livestock, horses, companio
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) maintains animal health surveillance and disease control programs to support Western Australia's high animal health status.
The National Arbovirus Monitoring Program (NAMP) monitors the distribution of economically important insect-borne viruses of livestock and their vectors.
Media releases and other media coverage related to the Fertiliser Parnership
Mites are one of the most consistent pests in deciduous fruit tree orchards in Western Australia. Over-reliance on miticides for control has led to pesticide resistance in some species.
The Animal welfare regulation newsletter provides information on the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s role in ensuring that all livestock receive appropriate standards...
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
This Sheep Industry Business Innovation (SIBI) subproject supported the Sheep Alliance as the peak leadership body and advocate of change management for the Western Australian (WA) sheep industry,
Curly spinifex plain pastures have a low pastoral value, but are very durable and can provide a valuable drought reserve.
Climate change is putting pressure on wheat yields in south-west Western Australia (WA) in several ways: lower annual and autumn and spring rainfall; later starts to the growing season; higher temp
The whole farm nutrient mapping procedure described here applies to pastures in the greater than 600mm rainfall zone of south-west Western Australia.
We analysed and reported on groundwater salinity trends on the Ivanhoe and Weaber plains, and the preliminary results of an intensive water-quality sampling program carried out in 2010 as part of P
Lucerne flea and redlegged earth mite activityCanola diseasesRegister to attend DPIRD's 2019 crop disease and insect identification workshopPlant samples needed for national...
Collaborative crop trials at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s Kununurra research facility will be on show tomorrow (2 July) as part of the Northern Australia Crop Res
The Aboriginal Economic Development (AED) function within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) aims to unlock significant and impactful regional Aboriginal economic