Dung beetle count shows benefits

6 September 2020
Stock Journal

A SMALL addition could be bringing big benefits to the state's soil, with a multiple year project under way in the South East to measure the impacts of dung beetles.

As part of a five-year Meat & Livestock Australia study, under the Dung Beetle Ecosystems Engineers, the MacKillop Farm Management Group is in its first of two years looking at the density and abundance of dung beetles, with sites across eight farms.


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