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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.

Northern Territory finalists announced for the AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award 2018

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Northern Territory finalists announced for the AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award 2018

Three inspiring Territorians have been named as finalists in the Northern Territory (NT) AgriFuturesTM Rural Women’s Award.

Tropical rock oyster program growing jobs in Aboriginal communities

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Tropical rock oyster program growing jobs in Aboriginal communities

This season’s third hatchery spawn of Blacklip Rock Oysters was recently completed at Darwin Aquaculture Centre (DAC).

Strong biosecurity the priority at Rum Jungle Organics

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Strong biosecurity the priority at Rum Jungle Organics

Comprehensive biosecurity measures implemented following the outbreak of banana freckle in 2013 have paid off for Batchelor fruit farm Rum Jungle Organics.

Fingerlings released into Manton Dam

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Fingerlings released into Manton Dam

Barramundi stocks have been replenished at popular fishing spot Manton Dam.

Arid Zone Research Institute temporary relocations

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Arid Zone Research Institute temporary relocations

Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) staff and services will commence relocations to support asbestos removal, carpet replacement and air conditioner works.

Remote sensing and mango variability project to benefit NT industry

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Remote sensing and mango variability project to benefit NT industry

A new online tool has been developed that will help the tree crop industry respond more quickly in a biosecurity or post natural disaster emergency response, and a team in Darwin has assisted with the research on mango crops.