Dung beetles first on agenda in campaign to improve soil

24 November 2020
The Land

Tetaan Henning is the new manager of Boambolo Pastoral Company's recently purchased 800 hectare property Wateela, near Wagga Wagga.

One of the first items on Mr Henning's agenda was to introduce more species of dung beetle to the property in order to immediately start improving the soil.

Mr Henning said they currently run 300 Angus cattle, including 230 cows, at the property, but they were aiming to increase that number to 500 cows in the next couple of years. They will also grow 200 hectares of irrigated Lucerne.

"Our focus will be on our soil and the rest should follow," Mr Henning said.


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