Katherine Town Council

Rural Industries


The Northern Territory Agricultural Association (NTAgA) was founded in 1996, to support growers, lobby government, promote and introduce new agricultural development to interstate and overseas investors and promotes local diversification.
NTAgA members are producing commodities such as maize, peanuts, soybeans, sesame, sorghum, cavalcade seed, rice, mungbeans, watermelons, pumpkins and rockmelons.


Katherine is the crossroads to the live cattle export industry, trucking cattle from the Kimberley’s, North Queensland and the Northern Territory to the ports of Darwin, Wyndham and Broome.