ACT farmers encouraged to introduce dung beetles in pastures to improve soil quality, reduce fly numbers and save money

June 5th, 2024

ABC Online, Other, 02/06/2024, Charlotte Gore & Simon Beardsell
Decades ago, it wasn’t possible to sit outside a Canberra cafe on the footpath and enjoy a bite to eat without your meal being overtaken by unwelcome diners. […] Mr Feehan was involved in the CSIRO’s dung beetle project, which saw 53 species introduced to Australia from southern Africa and southern Europe between 1968 and 1981 to be used as biological resources.

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