The Department of Agriculture WA says the exotic pest, Tomato Potato Pysllid can't be eradicated and will now be managed through a 12 month national plan that will see market restrictions of WA produce remain in place for the time being.
Agriculture consultant, Peter Keating says growers will be heavily affected by this latest Tomato Potato Psyllid development, particularly strawberry producers who could lose millions of dollars.
Western Australia producers of beef, lamb, pork and horticulture products - particularly avocados - should be looking to export to Hong Kong according to a industry expert who says its an excellent gateway to get their produce into China.
An avocado grower in the Great Southern region of Western Australia has found the perfect home for his wasted produce and the charity, Foodbank is the winner.
French farmers are pleading for help ahead of the country's election saying they want more support, less taxes and no Free Trade deal with Australia because the