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Fall armyworm detected in the Northern Territory

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Fall armyworm detected in the Northern Territory

The crop destroying exotic plant pest, fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), was detected in a pheromone trap located at Katherine Research Station on 18 March 2020.

Industry update

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Industry update

As part of measures for controlling the transmission of COVID-19, the Northern Territory Government has implemented border controls, effective from 4pm on Tuesday 24 March 2020.

Citrus canker restricted areas to be lifted

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Citrus canker restricted areas to be lifted

Citrus canker restricted areas will be lifted in the Darwin, Palmerston and the rural areas from 20 March 2020 as this serious plant disease is moving towards being eradicated from the Northern Territory (NT).

AGES 2020

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AGES 2020

AGES 2020 has been cancelled due to the unfolding situation with COVID-19.

Pets and COVID-19

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Pets and COVID-19

COVID-19 has not been reported in domestic animals or wildlife in Australia.

Amy Kirke wins AgriFutures 2020 Rural Women’s Award

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Amy Kirke wins AgriFutures 2020 Rural Women’s Award

Darwin’s Amy Kirke has taken out the coveted Northern Territory 2020 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award for her planned work in much needed scientific learning in rural communities of the Territory.

Northern Territory finalists announced for Rural Women’s Award

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Northern Territory finalists announced for Rural Women’s Award

Three inspiring Territory women have been named finalists for the 2020 AgriFuturesTM Rural Women’s Award.

Showcasing the Territory’s exploration potential

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Showcasing the Territory’s exploration potential

The Northern Territory’s (NT) rich mineral commodities will be showcased on the global stage this week at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention, a premiere mineral exploration and mining convention, attracting 25,000 attendees from over 132 countries.

Collaborative grants: applications now open

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Collaborative grants: applications now open

Applications for collaborative grants for exploration drilling and geophysics in the Northern Territory (NT) are now open.

Celebrate the International Year of Plant Health

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Celebrate the International Year of Plant Health

Territorians are being asked to keep an eye out for plant pests and diseases as part of the International Year of Plant Health.