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Public reminded to be on the lookout for Asian honeybees

Darwin residents are reminded to stay vigilant and keep an eye out for the exotic Asian honeybee that was detected at a residence in Karama last month.

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Strong results in annual bull sale

Seventy six bulls have sold at an average price of $2961 from the 80 that were up for auction on Wednesday 20 June in the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) annual bull sale.

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Safety works at Tennant Creek

The Northern Territory Government is currently letting two tenders for legacy mine sites located nearby Tennant Creek which will provide opportunities for local jobs.

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New citrus canker restricted area in Marrakai

Essential tracing activities as part of the citrus canker emergency response have again proved invaluable in identifying another infected plant site in the Marrakai area.

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Mango Research and Development Forum attracts top researchers

Collaboration was the theme at the recent Department of Primary Industry and Resources Mango Research and Development Forum, held in Darwin and Katherine in early May.

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Remote communications trialled

The results of a Wi-Fi trial at Douglas Daly Research Farm, 220km south-west of Darwin, could be a game-changer for people on large outback stations across the Territory.

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New fishing facility in Maningrida

A purpose built fish processing room funded by the Northern Territory Government has now opened for Maningrida Aboriginal Coastal Licence holders.

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Apply now for animal welfare grants

There is one week remaining for Northern Territory (NT) organisations to apply for the 2018-19 Animal Welfare Fund grant program.

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Keep an eye out for Asian honey bees

Territorians are encouraged to report sightings of unusual bees to the Department of Primary Industry and Resources following the recent detection of a swarm of Asian honey bees in Karama, a northern suburb of Darwin.

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New citrus canker restrictions in place

The Northern Territory Government has gazetted restrictions to control the spread of citrus canker.  The restrictions apply to the movement of a list of potential citrus canker host plants and any parts of those plants.