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1500 baby barra released into Palmerston lakes

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1500 baby barra released into Palmerston lakes

If you’re hoping to hook a barra in Palmerston your chances have just improved.

Paving the way for agriculture and aquaculture collaboration with Japan

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Paving the way for agriculture and aquaculture collaboration with Japan

The Northern Territory and Japanese governments have developed a Master Plan that will act as a road map to future agriculture and aquaculture investment in the Northern Territory.

Remote monitoring of calving could be a game changer

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Remote monitoring of calving could be a game changer

A system that allows calving to be remotely monitored could potentially reduce calf loss and improve incomes for northern beef producers.

Scholarship winner announced

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Scholarship winner announced

The Northern Territory Government has provided a pathway for a young Darwin man to enter the resources industry through the Earth Science/Mining/Petroleum Scholarship.

Department attends the 34th Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association Conference

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Department attends the 34th Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association Conference

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources proudly sponsored last week’s 34th Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association (NTCA) Industry Conference.

Save the date – Mango Research and Development Forums – 9 and 10 May 2018

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Save the date – Mango Research and Development Forums – 9 and 10 May 2018

Mango growers, producers, consultants and agronomists in the horticulture sector are invited to two Mango Research and Development (R&D) Forums in May.

Successful 2018 AGES wraps up

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Successful 2018 AGES wraps up

Presentations and abstracts from the 2018 Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES) are now available on the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) website.

Northern Territory Rural Women’s Award winner announced

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Northern Territory Rural Women’s Award winner announced

Linda Blackwood was last night announced as the Northern Territory (NT) winner of the AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award for a project which would see station managers digitally access the records and accreditations of potential contractors.

Proposed changes to the Veterinarian Act

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Proposed changes to the Veterinarian Act

The Veterinary Board of the Northern Territory is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Veterinarian Act and Code of Conduct. The proposed changes aim to enable better functionality and service of the legislation to veterinarians and the general public.

Territory on track for banana freckle freedom

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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.