Thursday, July 18, 2013

Insects au Gratin?

The latest issue of Utah Pests News is out, and includes several stories you might expect - managing summer fire blight, trap cropping to manage grasshoppers, and arthropod traps for home, garden and agriculture.

Then it has the story you might not expect - gastronomic insects. 

Citing the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization, the article notes that, "in the future, insects could be essential to feeding the world’s population. Insects are nutritious, can generate jobs, and their production is safer for the environment than other protein sources such as beef."

Check it out here.

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