The Bureau of Agriculture was established in 1894. In 1898 the activities of the Bureau were placed under the control of the Minister for Lands and named the Department of Agriculture. The Bureau of Agriculture then became the Department of Agriculture in April 1898. The Department of Agriculture was renamed the Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA) in April 2006.
The journal was published in four series, Series 1 commencing in 1899. This is the third series, 1952 - 1959. Publication of the Journal of Agriculture has now ceased.
Issue: Volume 8, Number 6
November - December, 1959
Insect pest and their control - Potato moth control
J. A. Button and L. E. Koch
Preliminary investigation into the control of the emu in Northern Wheatbelt of Western Australia
C. D. Gooding and J. L. Long
Farm and home - Why not serve a cold Christmas dinner?
Helen M. Gloster
Sheep grazing experiment with mown and unmown pasture, Chapman Research Station, 1958-1959
G. L. Throssell and S. D. T. Byrne