Scientists have discovered a soil microbe with a gene that kills the corn rootworm, an insect that farmers spend $1 billion each year trying to control.
Researchers are looking at ways to combat pests by introducing predatory bugs, but there is danger in introducing a new species to an ecosystem.
Colorado’s Insectary began in response to a peach pest called oriental fruit moth that devastated the local crop in the 1930’s and 1940’s.
Colorado's "Insectary" is developing insects that will combat pests, without the aid of chemicals.
Amy Bentley looks at how feeding infants has changed since the invention of baby food in the 1920s. Tofu instead of oil in rouille. And, insects for dinner?
Farmers use nearly 900 million pounds of pesticides every year. Sometimes those chemicals drift to neighboring property, which can ruin crops on organic farms.
Sustainability activists and trend makers are abuzz this summer as more critters creep onto Western restaurant menus.
Turns out honeybees aren't the only pollinators who need to worry about pesticides.
Learn how to get a little free labor out of your flock. Here's a hint: Sometimes the best move forward is a giant step back.
With more and more of the world's population craving meat, insects are starting to look a lot more appetizing.
Now that your plants are growing, think about how you can enhance the ambiance of your garden for your own personal enjoyment.
When you're an organic gardener, you face challenges that conventional gardeners don't, especially when it comes to bugs.
What's one way to feed the growing global population on limited land while being environmentally friendly? Eat insects!
Growing genetically modified corn don't save farmers money, according to a new economic analysis from The Journal of Science.
For Earth Eats' new blogger, Alex Smith the value of a community garden is more than just the food, it's the connections people make with one another.
Bees are major players in the production of almost everything we bring to the table, so this week, we celebrate these creative creatures and all they do for us.