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AGES 2020

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AGES 2020

AGES 2020 has been cancelled due to the unfolding situation with COVID-19.

Pets and COVID-19

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Pets and COVID-19

COVID-19 has not been reported in domestic animals or wildlife in Australia.

Amy Kirke wins AgriFutures 2020 Rural Women’s Award

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Amy Kirke wins AgriFutures 2020 Rural Women’s Award

Darwin’s Amy Kirke has taken out the coveted Northern Territory 2020 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award for her planned work in much needed scientific learning in rural communities of the Territory.

Northern Territory finalists announced for Rural Women’s Award

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Northern Territory finalists announced for Rural Women’s Award

Three inspiring Territory women have been named finalists for the 2020 AgriFuturesTM Rural Women’s Award.

Showcasing the Territory’s exploration potential

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Showcasing the Territory’s exploration potential

The Northern Territory’s (NT) rich mineral commodities will be showcased on the global stage this week at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention, a premiere mineral exploration and mining convention, attracting 25,000 attendees from over 132 countries.

Collaborative grants: applications now open

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Collaborative grants: applications now open

Applications for collaborative grants for exploration drilling and geophysics in the Northern Territory (NT) are now open.

Celebrate the International Year of Plant Health

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Celebrate the International Year of Plant Health

Territorians are being asked to keep an eye out for plant pests and diseases as part of the International Year of Plant Health.

Broodstock collecting off Groote Eylandt

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Broodstock collecting off Groote Eylandt

Researchers from the Department of Primary Industry and Resources Northern Territory (NT) Fisheries Division and rangers from the Anindilyakwa Land Council (ALC) spent last week collecting mature Blacklip Rock Oysters from the waters off Groote Eylandt.

AGES 2020 program released

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AGES 2020 program released

The 2020 Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES) program is now available.

Monitoring calving to reduce calf loss

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Monitoring calving to reduce calf loss

Calf loss has huge financial impacts on producers across northern Australia, reducing productivity and profitability of most breeding herds. To understand the causes of calf loss in northern Australia, the Department of Primary Industry and Resources, Principal Livestock Research Officer, Tim Schatz and a collaborative team are working on the Calf Watch project.