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Have you seen our Fishing Attraction Devices?

Five trial fishing attraction devices (FADs) were deployed in waters off Darwin in 2018. Due to a period of sustained large seas and wind three have gone missing.

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NT finalists announced for Rural Women’s Award

Three inspiring Territory women have been named finalists for the 2019 AgriFuturesTM Rural Women’s Award.

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Two wins for DPIR at Australian Biosecurity Awards

Strong biosecurity practices and quick responses to incursions help make sure the Northern Territory can access interstate and international markets for agricultural products, and develop and sustain agribusiness and economic development.

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New project could help grow NT forestry

The Northern Territory’s forestry and forestry products industry could benefit from a new Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA) project to identify the growth potential for these industries in northern Australia.

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Fishing survey ramps up

Surveys have recommenced on boat ramps across the Northern Territory as part of the Territory-wide recreational fishing survey.

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Where there is swill, there is a way

Pig owners are reminded that feeding pigs meat scraps poses a serious risk to Australian biosecurity as African Swine Fever (ASF) spreads through China, South East Asia and Eastern Europe.

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Additional 153 properties added to Nakara restricted area

A citrus canker infected plant has been detected on a residential property in Nakara as a result of the hard work by the Citrus Canker Program and the ongoing support of residents to eradicate this serious disease.

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Program released for AGES 2019

The program of speakers for the 2019 Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES), the Territory’s premier mineral and petroleum exploration event, is now available.

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Cotton crop trials commenced in the Territory

The Northern Territory Government has commenced research and demonstration of genetically modified (GM) cotton on our research farms to evaluate its future economic viability as a major component of a developing Northern Territory agricultural industry.

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Northern Territory goes bananas!

The Northern Territory has been declared banana freckle free, with the proof of freedom from the disease declared on 1 February.