2020

Prepare your pets for the wet

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Prepare your pets for the wet

Cyclone season has officially begun! Now is the time to start preparing for the wet season.

Artificial Reefs: one year on

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Artificial Reefs: one year on

It’s been one year since the artificial reefs were deployed and the 5m high structures no longer look like bare!

Native rice trials begin in a $1.4 million project

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Native rice trials begin in a $1.4 million project

A 10-year collaborative research project seeking to commercialise native rice in Northern Australia, and support Aboriginal enterprise, has commenced growing trials.

Territory’s largest agricultural land releases

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Territory’s largest agricultural land releases

With the support of the Northern Territory Government, the Northern Territory (NT) Land Corporation, in partnership with NT Farmers Association, is calling for expressions of interest for three highly prospective agricultural land developments.

Sustainable vegetation management for rangelands

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Sustainable vegetation management for rangelands

Territory Natural Resource Management’s (TNRM) ‘Sustainable Pastoral Business’ program provides guidance and support to cattle producers to strengthen and develop their natural resource capacity.

Another strong year in mineral exploration and production

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Another strong year in mineral exploration and production

The mineral production and exploration expenditure figures for 2019/20 have been released demonstrating another strong year for the Territory mining sector.

Understanding the rainfall forecast for summer 2020

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Understanding the rainfall forecast for summer 2020

A senior climatologist explained that it will always be difficult to predict rainfall in places like Central Australia, because we are right in the middle of the continent.

First commercial hemp licence issued

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First commercial hemp licence issued

The development of a new commercial plant industry in the Northern Territory (NT) has taken another step forward with the NT Government granting the first commercial hemp licence since the Hemp Industry Act 2019 came into effect in May 2020.

Reducing calf loss from exposure

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Reducing calf loss from exposure

The ‘Reducing calf loss from exposure’ project (besides being a mouthful) has been implemented at Avon Downs station to assess the effectiveness of providing shade for reducing calf mortality in relatively treeless Mitchell grass plains of the Barkly Tableland.

Protecting bees to protect plants

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Protecting bees to protect plants

Bees in the Northern Territory (NT) have come under threat from American foulbrood (AFB), an infectious and fatal disease of honey bee larvae.