Regional and Seasonal content

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Drones have been taking to Wheatbelt skies in a bid to improve surveillance and control of a key agricultural pest plant, skeleton weed.

The Lambing Planner is a simple tool that allows you to change a lambing date or a joining date to see the impacts of that on other key times in the reproductive year.

Kununurra residents have been asked to check their properties for the aquatic weed, salvinia, after the invasive plant was discovered in the townsite recently.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for winter, June to August 2019 and June to October 2019 is indicating less than...

NRInfo (natural resource information) provides you access to digital mapping and information for natural resources across Western Australia.

Industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa) has been grown in WA for many years and is gaining interest due to recent changes in food standards allowing human consumption of hemp seed in Australia.

Weaning percentage and therefore conception rate, can significantly influence profitability in the breeder herd.

The Lamb Survival Initiative was a program run through the former Sheep Business Innovation Project, which allowed sheep producers to explore the reproductive opportunities and limits within the ew

The State Government has made a $5 million investment in further Doppler technology, as part of the $75 million Agricultural Infrastructure Investment Fund, to provide complete Doppler radar covera

In July 2017,  information days were held to advise agribusiness on supporting sheep farmers through the dry season.

Northern research trials aim to deliver a clearer insight into the future for plantago in the Ord River Irrigation Area.

AgMemo is the department’s flagship  newsletter - keeping subscribers across the state up to date with the department’s activities, news and advice. In this edition: 2019 dry season resources;...

This page provides information on how to opt out of biosecurity Industry Funding Schemes.

Much of the Western Australia's wheatbelt has experienced a very dry 2018–2019 summer leaving very little stored moisture at present (DPIRD, May seasonal report 2019). Yield potential varies signif

Balansa clover (Trifolium michelianum) is an annual, self-regenerating forage legume introduced from Turkey and has been used in WA since the mid 1980s.

Delayed seeding or emergence will shorten the growing season for wheat, reducing yield potentials.

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.

Growers and consultants are urged to monitor for lucerne flea and mites
Check out the latest blackspot manager forecast to see which locations are now safe to sow field peas
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The extreme weather events tool uses data from DPIRD's extensive weather station network to map extreme temperatures, either below or above a specified threshold.

Rangeland surveys provide land managers, advisers and administrators with a baseline inventory of the existence and condition of the area’s resources to assist with planning and implementing land m


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