New measures to protect the Northern Territory’s $251million horticultural industry from plant diseases, exotic plant pests and other risks were introduced today through amendments to the Plant Health Regulations 2011.
Plant biosecurity focusses on keeping plant pests and diseases out of Australia, or actively controlling incursions that are already here. By reporting a plant pest you are protecting Australia and our horticulture industry.
Register for the industrial hemp regulations webinar - Friday June 26 2020 at 11:00am.
Information on how to protect your dog from the exotic tick-borne dog disease - ehrlichiosis.
The disease ehrlichiosis, an exotic tick-borne dog disease, has been confirmed in a small number of dogs in Katherine and, a remote community west of Alice Springs. Ehrlichiosis was also previously detected in Western Australia’s Kimberly region during May 2020.
The Department of Primary Industry and Resources Senior Research Agronomist Ian Biggs will join an expert panel on Friday 19 June at 12pm for NT Farmers ‘Growing our Territory’ webinar series.
Weekly webinar series aimed at helping growers keep abreast of national and local agricultural projects.
The Tomato potato psyllid (TPP) is an exotic plant pest that attacks a range of plants, including potato, tomato, eggplant, capsicum, chilli, tamarillo and sweet potato.
The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) annual online bull auction will be held on Wednesday 1 July 2020 offering productive and climatically adapted bulls to farmers across the Territory and Australia.
The Territory Government is committed to sustainable social, environmental and economic regional development opportunities, such as the development of a modern cotton industry.