June

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Fighting bad bugs with good bugs at Coastal Plains Research Farm

Top End vegetable growers and producers have been shown how naturally occurring beneficial insects can be used to help overcome plant pests.

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New Johne’s disease biosecurity protocols gazetted

New biosecurity protocols for Johne’s disease (JD) were gazetted by the Northern Territory Government on Wednesday 28 June 2017.

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Prepare your pets for Territory Day

Pet owners are reminded to consider the safety and comfort of their pets ahead of Territory Day celebrations this weekend.

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$31.55 million investment in Territory Agribusiness and Primary Industry

The Northern Territory Government has endorsed a $31.55 million investment in the future of the Department of Primary Industry and Resources’ operations at its Berrimah Farm site, with project funding to support future office, storage and laboratory facilities.

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Annual bull sale a success

The highest selling bull went for $9,050 in the Department of Primary Industry and Resources’ (DPIR) annual online bull auction on 20 June.

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Changes coming for Northern Territory banana plants

The National Banana Freckle Eradication Program in the Northern Territory (NT) is now in its final phase – Phase four Assessment of Proof of Freedom.

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Agricultural careers on show at Katherine Research Station

More than 50 students from five schools in the greater Katherine region had a taste of what a career on the farm might offer when they toured Katherine Research Station during Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics (STEM) Week in Katherine.

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Fresh fish from Maningrida arrives at Darwin Fish Market

The first shipment of locally-caught fish from the Aboriginal Coastal Licence program arrived at Darwin Fish Market from Maningrida last week.

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Consent granted for next stage of Northern Gas Pipeline

Consent to construct the first 344km portion of Jemena’s Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) project has been approved.

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Aboriginal marine rangers complete Fisheries Compliance training

Sixteen Aboriginal rangers from across the Northern Territory last week completed a two-week training course in Batchelor towards a Certificate II in Fisheries Compliance.