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Happenings on the ranch

Now for something that most of you have never noticed, but I’m rather confident happens around you every spring. This is something I’ve been unconsciously seeking the whole time this spring seasons has been warming and greening us up. 289 more words

General

Land-sparing/sharing in tropical logged forests

The dichotomy between land-sharing and land-sparing has been used a lot in studies on the impacts of agriculture on biodiversity to compare between relatively intense, highly productive agriculture that spares natural ecosystems from conversion and extensive, wildlife friendly agriculture with lower yields. 672 more words

Conservation

Midwest Farmers Await Dung Beetles

Click here to view the full story on the Harvest Public Media website.

Audio

A Cut Above the Rest: Our contributions to the beef industry

By John Smith

Next week Australia’s beef industry gathers in Rockhampton for their triennial shindig, the industry’s biggest — Beef Australia 2015. Over 85 000 people involved in all aspects of the industry will be there. 1,455 more words

News

Dung beetles help reduce risk of E.coli transmission in lowbush blueberry systems

Humans and wildlife often have competing interests. In North America, this conflict is epitomised by the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Just take a moment to ask any gardener who lives in an area with a thriving population. 852 more words

Entomology

Beautiful British Beetles IV: The Minotaur

This is one of my absolutely most favourite beetles. I was shown my first one by my friend Richard, who found it in a very serendipitous moment on a night-time hunt. 70 more words

Entomology

Call's Well That Ends Well

Stella has her own iPhone.  It’s not what you think.  A long while ago, Will found one abandoned with a shattered screen and no SIM card.   345 more words

Parenting