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The Sex Life of the Screwworm Fly: How an Odd-Sounding Study Saved Ranchers Billions

By   /  August 26, 2019  /  1 Comment

The screwworm is a horrible livestock pest that most of us have never heard of thanks to the work of two scientists.

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Raymond C. Bushland (standing) and Edward F. Knipling (seated at microscope). Photo courtesy of Worl
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Kathy worked with the Bureau of Land Management for 12 years before founding Livestock for Landscapes in 2004. Her twelve years at the agency allowed her to pursue her goal of helping communities find ways to live profitably AND sustainably in their environment. She has been researching and working with livestock as a land management tool for over a decade. When she's not helping farmers, ranchers and land managers on-site, she writes articles, and books, and edits videos to help others turn their livestock into landscape managers.

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  1. red says:

    Thank you very much for the great article. I saw one, just one, last year and none this year. Science at it’s finest! walk in beauty

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