A number of new passionfruit varieties could soon be tantalising Territory tastebuds.
Production capacity at Australia’s largest barramundi producer, Humpty Doo Barramundi (HDB), will increase to 3500 tonnes next year.
The Department of Primary Industry and Resources wishes you a safe and happy festive season. Some areas of the department are offering reduced services over the Christmas period.
Registrations are now open for the 2018 Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES), the Territory’s premier exploration event.
Consultation is now open for the community to have their say on the draft Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Poultry and the associated Regulation Impact Statement (RIS).
Territory major projects are being showcased to the world at the second Northern Australia Investment Forum (NAIF), which got underway in Cairns on Sunday 19 November.
Darwin crocodile farm Porosus Pty Ltd, Northern Territory (NT) crocodile industry companies, the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR), and several other interstate government and university collaborators have received $1.16 million to continue research into viruses which cause skin lesions in crocodiles.
Newly updated land use maps covering the Northern Territory’s (NT) 1.35 million square kilometres are now available.
The Department of Primary Industry and Resources’ efforts to grow the Territory’s food industries and maintain strong biosecurity practices have been recognised with two wins at this year’s Chief Minister’s Awards for Excellence in the Public Sector.
Another 14 Aboriginal Marine Rangers from across the Territory have completed their Certificate II in Fisheries Compliance.