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Annual bull sale a success

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Annual bull sale a success

The highest selling bull went for $9,050 in the Department of Primary Industry and Resources’ (DPIR) annual online bull auction on 20 June.

Changes coming for Northern Territory banana plants

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Changes coming for Northern Territory banana plants

The National Banana Freckle Eradication Program in the Northern Territory (NT) is now in its final phase – Phase four Assessment of Proof of Freedom.

Agricultural careers on show at Katherine Research Station

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Agricultural careers on show at Katherine Research Station

More than 50 students from five schools in the greater Katherine region had a taste of what a career on the farm might offer when they toured Katherine Research Station during Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics (STEM) Week in Katherine.

Fresh fish from Maningrida arrives at Darwin Fish Market

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Fresh fish from Maningrida arrives at Darwin Fish Market

The first shipment of locally-caught fish from the Aboriginal Coastal Licence program arrived at Darwin Fish Market from Maningrida last week.

Consent granted for next stage of Northern Gas Pipeline

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Consent granted for next stage of Northern Gas Pipeline

Consent to construct the first 344km portion of Jemena’s Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) project has been approved.

Aboriginal marine rangers complete Fisheries Compliance training

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Aboriginal marine rangers complete Fisheries Compliance training

Sixteen Aboriginal rangers from across the Northern Territory last week completed a two-week training course in Batchelor towards a Certificate II in Fisheries Compliance.

Watarrka National Park free from mining activity

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Watarrka National Park free from mining activity

The Northern Territory Government has declared a Reserved Land Area (Minerals) and Reserved Block Area (Petroleum)over Watarrka National Park.

Horticulture investment guide to Central Australia released

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Horticulture investment guide to Central Australia released

A comprehensive Central Australia horticulture growth prospectus has been developed to support investors in Central Australia, with a focus on the diversification of crops and unique opportunities to the region.

Feedback on free range egg labelling

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Feedback on free range egg labelling

The Australian Government has developed an information standard for free range egg labelling. Interested stakeholders can provide feedback on the compliance and technical aspects of the information standard until 9 December 2016.

Next step for Berrimah Export Yards upgrade

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Next step for Berrimah Export Yards upgrade

An Expression of Interest (EOI) for civil works contract was advertised last week for the upgrade to the Berrimah Export Yards (BEY).