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John Feehan – What can dung beetles do for you?

June 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

All farmers are invited to participate in a workshop and farm walk:

GUEST SPEAKER: John Feehan, world renowned dung beetle expert and former head of CSIRO’s dung beetle project

THE WORKSHOP
 Learn about how dung beetles can make soil healthier and more productive – including interrupting parasite life cycles, aerating soil,
cleaning paddocks and reducing fertilizer requirements
 Find out how to look after beetles on your property, including best practice management of pesticides and herbicides

THE FARM WALK
 Visit a farm in the hills south of Loch and watch the release of a winter-active colony of dung beetles

Where: Kernot Community Centre, 1060 Loch-Kernot Road, Kernot

When: Saturday 29th June, 2019, 10.00am-1.30pm. Lunch provided.

Registration: Essential by Monday the 24 th of June via https://whatcandungbeetlesdoforyou.eventbrite.com.au

Queries: cassiew@wgcma.vic.gov.au

Details

Date:
June 29, 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Website:
https://whatcandungbeetlesdoforyou.eventbrite.com.au

Organizer

Cassie Wright
Phone:
0475003480
Email:
cassiew@wgcma.vic.gov.au

Venue

Kernot Community Centre
1060 Loch-Kernot Road
Kernot, Australia
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