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All livestock owners and beekeepers within Western Australia (WA) must be registered and their stock identified in accordance with the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Mov

Congratulations to the below list of recipients of Round 1, 2 & 3 of the Grants for Asian Market Export, part of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's Asian Market Suc

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

To produce potatoes with high specific gravity follow good agronomic practices.  Use high quality seed of the correct variety.  Plant the variety at the right spacing and time of year.

Annual ryegrass (Lolium rigidum) is one of the most serious and costly weeds of annual winter cropping systems in southern Australia.

Brome grasses (Bromus spp.) are highly competitive weeds, most problematic in wheat crops.

The olive lace bug, Froggattia olivinia, is native to eastern Australia. It has become established in the olive growing regions of Western Australia.

Windmill grass (Chloris truncata) is a native species and is the tenth most common summer weed species in the Western Australian wheatbelt.

Are you considering using a different wheat variety in your rotation this season? Do you know which herbicides are likely to affect the potential yield of the crop?

Every grain grower has seen how well weeds grow when they have a blocked seeding tube creating extra-wide row spacing.

Cultivars of French serradella (Eliza, Cadiz, Erica and Margurita) and yellow serradella (Charano, Santorini and Yelbini) have been developed with the aim of reducing the cost of seed production.

Cadiz, Eliza, Margurita and Erica have different characteristics allowing them to be used in different agricultural systems.

Silver grass is an annual grass occurring in both cropping and grazing regions across Australia. There are several species, the most common being Vulpia myuros and V. bromoides.

French serradella is an annual pasture legume with three cultivars suited to Mediterranean climatic zones of Australia. Cadiz and Eliza are soft seeded while Margurita and Erica are hard seeded.

Twin sowing and summer sowing are two techniques that have been developed by Dr Brad Nutt, Dr Angelo Loi and Dr Ron Yates.

Sothis is the first cultivar of eastern star clover (Trifolium dasyurum). It germinates very late in the season, up to six weeks after the break.

Bartolo is the first cultivar of bladder clover (Trifolium spumosum) commercially available to world agriculture.

An 11 year study showed that narrow row spacing and harvest weed seed destruction (that is, residue burning each autumn) reduced annual ryegrass seed production.

Prima is the first cultivar of gland clover to be released in Australia.

  

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