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Biotechnology: Black solder fly for soil improvement

    Biotechnology: Black solder fly for soil improvement

    shutterstock 1169067955 Black Soldier Fly

    Australian Eggs is one of 6 contributing RDCs in this collaborative project. Researchers are developing a novel solution, using black soldier flies to convert agricultural waste into high quality fertiliser to improve soil. Researchers will also investigate whether black soldier fly can outcompete stable fly as a biosecurity measure and allow for manure spreading in currently prohibited areas.

    Want to see what an egg farm looks like? Take this interactive 360 degree tour to see how eggs are produced in Australia.

    Free range farm with two people