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Insect Farming Can Prove to be an Added advantage for Crop ProductionInsect farming generates a consistent supply of waste products that may be utilized to enrich soils and boost crop growth, research says.Read the Article

Can emerging economies leverage the foods of the future?

Can emerging economies leverage the foods of the future?As the world works to bring climate change under control, there is a growing awareness of the negative ramifications of many forms of food production. As a result, some foodstuffs with smaller carbon footprints are gaining traction, creating opportunities for emerging markets.Read the Article

Forget pesticides – predatory insects are the future of crop protectionARABLE farmers in the north-east of England are investigating how farmers can use flowers to attract predatory insects to fight crop pests.Read the Article

Driving Innovation in Insect Farming

Driving Innovation in Insect FarmingWhat benefits can insect protein offer? How are regulatory frameworks impacting innovation in this field? And what can be done to drive further advances? Technology Networks had the pleasure of speaking with Thomas Farrugia, chief executive officer of Beta Bugs Limited, to answer these questions and…Read the Article

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Saving the Bees

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Saving the Bees“Save the bees!“You’ve heard this call to action before, but what’s the buzz really about? Turns out, bees are incredibly important in nature and in human food production.According to an EarthDay.Org report, there are more than 20,000 distinct bee species worldwide. In the U.S., there are [...]

Insect farm uses artificial intelligence to promote food security

Insect farm uses artificial intelligence to promote food securityUK-based insect mini-farm innovator, Better Origin, uses artificial intelligence (AI) technology to convert local food waste into high-quality animal feed in the form of insect larvae. It aims to help the food industry achieve its net-zero targets, create a sustainable food chain, and improve food s…Read the [...]

More people are eating bugs - but is it ethical to farm insects for food?(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary...Read the Article