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Commercial cotton crops for Katherine

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Commercial cotton crops for Katherine

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) began trialling commercial cotton crops this year in the Katherine region, with both rainfed and irrigated methods investigated during the process.

Don’t let your dog overheat in your car

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Don’t let your dog overheat in your car

With soaring temperatures reaching all areas of the Territory at the moment, the Department of Primary Industry and Resources is urging pet owners not to leave their beloved pet dogs in vehicles.

Tackling hairy issues: wild dog management workshop

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Tackling hairy issues: wild dog management workshop

A successful wild dog management workshop was hosted by the Alice Springs Pastoral Industry Advisory Committee (ASPIAC) at the Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) in early December.

Put local seafood on the table this Christmas

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Put local seafood on the table this Christmas

Territorians are encouraged to think local when planning the menu this Christmas.

Prepare your pets for cyclone season

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Prepare your pets for cyclone season

Cyclone season has officially started and it is now time to start to prepare for extreme weather during the wet season.

Restricted area for the control of citrus canker removed in Katherine

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Restricted area for the control of citrus canker removed in Katherine

The citrus canker restricted area in Katherine was removed on 20 November, with affected residents in Cossack now able to replant citrus on their properties.

Christmas comes early for fishos

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Christmas comes early for fishos

The Northern Territory Government continues to boost recreational fishing, with the largest single investment into recreational fishing - the $8.3 million Artificial Reef project - almost complete.

Construction of Molecular Diagnostic Wing to commence

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Construction of Molecular Diagnostic Wing to commence

Construction of the new molecular diagnostic wing (MDW) at the Berrimah Farm Science Precinct will commence soon, with local company Jaytex awarded the contract for the build.

Christmas closure dates

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Christmas closure dates

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources wishes you a safe and happy festive season. Some areas of the department are offering reduced services over the festive season.

AGES 2020 – Registrations open

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AGES 2020 – Registrations open

The Territory’s premier exploration event, the Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES), is being held on 24 and 25 March 2020.