Clean water & sustainability
of pastoral soils.
As the industry grows, farmland usage is being intensified. Over 100 million tonnes of cattle, sheep and horse dung pile up every year. The run-off is steadily degrading our waterways, while the residual mess is infecting our animals and impoverishing our pastures.
The solution is right under our feet:
Dung beetles offer a remarkable natural sustainable solution to revitalise our soils and pastures, and can rehabilitate New Zealand’s waterways in as little as 23 years – if we act now.
The 40 000 000 year-old solution
Sometimes Nature knows what’s best.
In this case, it’s the humble dung beetle, evolved over millions of years.
Tests conducted abroad and locally prove that introducing dung beetles is a practical, sustainable and cost-effective way to alleviate many of the problems we face in farming:
Winning all the way
Putting dung beetles to work in
New Zealand’s pastoral farming systems is all good news!
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