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Last chance for AZRI horticultural land lease opportunity

Only a few days remain before expressions of interest close for innovative and creative development of a horticultural enterprise at AZRI (Arid Zone Research Institute).

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Last chance for AZRI horticultural land lease opportunity

Only a few days remain before expressions of interest close for innovative and creative development of a horticultural enterprise at AZRI (Arid Zone Research Institute).

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Joining forces on Panama wilt

Leading plant researchers from the Middle East have visited the Northern Territory as part of Israel’s quest to understand the devastating banana disease. The visit coincided with Dr Altus Viljoen, South Africa, who is a world authority on Panama wilt.

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Biosecurity alert: White spot disease in prawns

White spot disease has been detected on prawn farms near Brisbane, southeast Queensland. This disease has not been detected in the Northern Territory.

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Safe recycled water comes with AZRI’s horticultural land lease offer

Horticultural land is being offered for lease at the Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) in Alice Springs—and it comes with an abundant supply of clean, recycled water.

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International agricultural leaders in NT knowledge exchange

International leaders in agricultural research recently gained and exchanged knowledge during a week-long tour of key research facilities in the Northern Territory (NT).

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Manton Dam welcomes barramundi fingerlings

Northern Territory anglers have 110,000 more reasons to get excited about fishing at Manton Dam. The Northern Territory Government has recently released a record number of barramundi fingerlings into the popular fishing spot.

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Rehabilitation of former Rum Jungle Mine Site - Closed for public comment

The former Rum Jungle mine site, located approximately 105km (by road) south of Darwin, is undergoing detailed rehabilitation planning to address long-term environmental impacts. Rehabilitation activities have been proposed for the former Rum Jungle mine site, including the satellite sites Mount Fitch and Mount Burton, near Batchelor, Northern Territory.

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Busting water safety myths

Water is life, and nowhere is that truer than in the Red Centre, where every drop counts. In arid environments, the use of clean, safe, recycled water is important to sustainability—and many Alice Spring residents agree, dispelling the notion that recycled water is unsafe.