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Adaptive Grazing 101: Why are Dung Beetles Important?

In Part 10 of Pasture Project’s video series on adaptive grazing, we focus on the importance of dung beetles to soil and pasture health. Dung beetles accelerate the incorporation of manure into the soil, disrupting the life cycle of parasitic flies that lay eggs in manure.

Length: 03:25

Year Produced: 2019

State: Missouri

Cropping Systems: Beef Cattle

Tags: adaptive grazing, dung beetles, manure