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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.

Barra return home after the rains

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Barra return home after the rains

Researchers from the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) and Charles Darwin University found that barramundi return to their home waterways after the wet season, sometimes travelling more than 80 km.

Rum Jungle Environmental Impact Statement open for public comment

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Rum Jungle Environmental Impact Statement open for public comment

The former Rum Jungle Mine Rehabilitation Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been made available for public comment for a period of six weeks from 25 January to 6 March 2020.

Register for the Climate and Carbon in Agriculture Conference

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Register for the Climate and Carbon in Agriculture Conference

Primary producers, investors and researchers are being invited to register for the Climate and Carbon in Agriculture Conference 2020 taking place at the Adelaide Convention Centre on 31 March and 1 April 2020.

Preparing for emergency animal diseases: improving industry capacity

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Preparing for emergency animal diseases: improving industry capacity

The Livestock Biosecurity Branch recently hosted three post mortem workshops at the Charles Darwin University campus in Katherine to improve industry capacity to prepare and respond to emergency animal diseases.

Apply now for Rural Women’s Awards

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Apply now for Rural Women’s Awards

Could 2020 be your year to shine? Apply now for the AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Awards, with applications closing on January 26.

Fireworks are for people, not pets!

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Fireworks are for people, not pets!

Fireworks are a fun and exciting way to see in the New Year, but for pets they can be extremely stressful.