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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
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