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Territory on track for banana freckle freedom

Officers from the National Banana Freckle Eradication Program are currently delivering the final round of banana plant inspections to ensure the Territory can be declared free of the disease.

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Northern Territory finalists announced for the AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award 2018

Three inspiring Territorians have been named as finalists in the Northern Territory (NT) AgriFuturesTM Rural Women’s Award.

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Tropical rock oyster program growing jobs in Aboriginal communities

This season’s third hatchery spawn of Blacklip Rock Oysters was recently completed at Darwin Aquaculture Centre (DAC).

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Strong biosecurity the priority at Rum Jungle Organics

Comprehensive biosecurity measures implemented following the outbreak of banana freckle in 2013 have paid off for Batchelor fruit farm Rum Jungle Organics.

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Fingerlings released into Manton Dam

Barramundi stocks have been replenished at popular fishing spot Manton Dam.

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Arid Zone Research Institute temporary relocations

Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) staff and services will commence relocations to support asbestos removal, carpet replacement and air conditioner works.

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Remote sensing and mango variability project to benefit NT industry

A new online tool has been developed that will help the tree crop industry respond more quickly in a biosecurity or post natural disaster emergency response, and a team in Darwin has assisted with the research on mango crops.

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Animal Protection Bill introduced to Parliament

A new Bill has been introduced into the Legislative Assembly to ensure greater protection under the law for Territory animals.

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Draft Plant Export Cost Recovery Implementation Statement

The draft Plant Export Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (CRIS) has been released for public comment.

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Do you keep chickens in your backyard?

If you keep livestock on your block or in your backyard, you need to register for a Property Identification Code (PIC). A PIC is a free registration code that identifies the property where your livestock are kept.