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Nominations open for Rural Women’s Award

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Nominations open for Rural Women’s Award

Territory women can nominate now for the 2019 AgrifuturesTM Rural Women’s Award.

Review of Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act

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Review of Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act

Public comments are currently being taken on proposed amendments to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act.

Kriol and Yolngu Matha audio available for citrus canker

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Kriol and Yolngu Matha audio available for citrus canker

Audio fact sheets on citrus canker, a contagious bacterial disease which affects all citrus plants, are now available in Kriol and Yolngu Matha.

Make your catch count

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Make your catch count

Northern Territory residents are being invited to participate in the Territory wide 2018-19 recreational fishing survey.

Livestock research shared at Victoria River Research Station

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Livestock research shared at Victoria River Research Station

About 70 producers, advisors, consultants and government staff travelled to Victoria River Research Station on 15 and 16 August for a highly successful field day and BeefUp Forum.

Large-scale geophysical survey underway in the Tanami

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Large-scale geophysical survey underway in the Tanami

A major new airborne geophysical survey is underway in the Tanami Desert – one of the first major products to be released under the Territory Government’s new $26 million Resourcing the Territory initiative.

Developing a tropical rock oyster industry on South Goulburn Island

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Developing a tropical rock oyster industry on South Goulburn Island

Ninety thousand Blacklip Rock Oyster spat (juvenile oysters) have been transported from the Department of Primary Industry and Resources’ Darwin Aquaculture Centre (DAC) to the Warruwi community on South Goulburn Island.

Industry researchers converge on the Barkly Tablelands

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Industry researchers converge on the Barkly Tablelands

Water points and grazing systems were key points of discussion for 27 research scientists and industry stakeholders visiting Alexandria Station for the Barkly Landcare and Conservation Association Field Day on Wednesday 25 July.

Monitoring for natural methane begins

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Monitoring for natural methane begins

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is monitoring landscape methane concentrations in the Beetaloo Sub-basin in line with recommendation 9.3 in the independent Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory.

Latest tracing uncovers more infected citrus canker premises

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Latest tracing uncovers more infected citrus canker premises

Tracing activities have successfully detected citrus canker on two potted Tahitian lime plants on residential properties in Woolner and Moulden.