HQ – 42: Ryan Schmid – The Importance of Bugs

Ryan Schmid is an entomologist at Ecdysis where he researches the importance of insects and the roles they play in our ranch businesses and our grassland ecosystems. He shares some pretty cool data and fun facts and shares practical ways that we can increase insect abundance and diversity on our own farms and ranches!

Resources Mentioned:

The Prairie Pioneer

Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands

Ecdysis.bio

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Posted by / November 22, 2021