There are fears COVID-19 restrictions hampering the annual movement of seasonal workers will badly hurt the NT's mango industry.
The federal government has begun rolling out its first wave of funding from the $4-billion Future Drought Fund.
Wine grape producers whose 2020 harvest was tainted by bushfire smoke can apply for grants of up to $10,000, as part of an $86 million scheme to help aid recovery in some of the worst-hit industries.
Binnie's wagyu beef export business was crushed by COVID-19, but they've pivoted to the domestic market with enthusiasm
One local farmer is warning the perceived stress around lengthy delays on disaster assistance loans is putting off many primary producers from even applying.
Their world has revolved around dairy farming, but now Keith "Bluey" Watkins and his wife, Jan, are moving on from milk as their lifeblood.