New dung beetle species set to help farmers reap benefits of turning poo into free fertiliser all year round

October 26th, 2020

ABC Online, Other, 23/10/2020, Jessica Schremmer
A new north African species of poo-eating dung beetle has been imported into Australia to fill seasonal and geographic gaps and help livestock producers improve pasture health and productivity. […] But over the past 60 to 70 years, the CSIRO and other agricultural organisations have been dedicated to looking at getting dung beetles active for 365 days of the year to bury as much dung as possible on every farm.

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