Livestock farmers walk past piles of cow pats or sheep droppings every week, but when was the last time you took a closer look? Rapid and thorough dung decomposition can have significant benefits for soil nutrients and structure, while also increasing the area available for grazing livestock. Sarah Beynon, founder of Dung Beetles Direct, says in England an estimated 161,826ha or 4.8% of permanent pasture could be lost from production each year if cattle dung alone is not broken down. […]