It Takes a Village (of Insects) to Raze a Manure Pile
The manure your livestock leave behind in pasture can provide beneficial nutrients. But how do the nutrients get from the pile and into the soil? If you said Dung Beetles, you’re only 1.5 to 3% correct.
Jacob Pacenka and Jonathon Lundgren documented the dung insect community in South Dakota and determi