March

Mining projects pushing ahead

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Mining projects pushing ahead

Three mining projects have recently been awarded major project status by the Northern Territory Government.

NT Rural Women’s Award

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NT Rural Women’s Award

Long-term Territorian Kate Peake won this year’s Northern Territory (NT) Rural Women’s Award for her project around local water stewardship.

Growers briefed on the season ahead

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Growers briefed on the season ahead

Top End vegetable growers recently gathered at Coastal Plains Research Station to find out everything they need to know ahead of this year’s season.

Rural Women’s Award

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Rural Women’s Award

Three Territory finalists are on a nervous countdown to the prestigious Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women’s Award.

Last chance for AZRI horticultural land lease opportunity

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Last chance for AZRI horticultural land lease opportunity

Only a few days remain before expressions of interest close for innovative and creative development of a horticultural enterprise at AZRI (Arid Zone Research Institute).

Joining forces on Panama wilt

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Joining forces on Panama wilt

Leading plant researchers from the Middle East have visited the Northern Territory as part of Israel’s quest to understand the devastating banana disease. The visit coincided with Dr Altus Viljoen, South Africa, who is a world authority on Panama wilt.

Biosecurity alert: White spot disease in prawns

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Biosecurity alert: White spot disease in prawns

White spot disease has been detected on prawn farms near Brisbane, southeast Queensland. This disease has not been detected in the Northern Territory.

International agricultural leaders in NT knowledge exchange

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International agricultural leaders in NT knowledge exchange

International leaders in agricultural research recently gained and exchanged knowledge during a week-long tour of key research facilities in the Northern Territory (NT).

Manton Dam welcomes barramundi fingerlings

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Manton Dam welcomes barramundi fingerlings

Northern Territory anglers have 110,000 more reasons to get excited about fishing at Manton Dam. The Northern Territory Government has recently released a record number of barramundi fingerlings into the popular fishing spot.

Rehabilitation of former Rum Jungle Mine Site - Closed for public comment

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Rehabilitation of former Rum Jungle Mine Site - Closed for public comment

The former Rum Jungle mine site, located approximately 105km (by road) south of Darwin, is undergoing detailed rehabilitation planning to address long-term environmental impacts. Rehabilitation activities have been proposed for the former Rum Jungle mine site, including the satellite sites Mount Fitch and Mount Burton, near Batchelor, Northern Territory.