What is an entomologist?


Exhibit Termites Eat Your Home! produced by University of Florida outreach programs. Photo by Sarah Bernard

An entomologist is a scientist that studies insects and how they interact with their environment. Knowing how insects behave and interact with …

Can I eat bugs??


Beekeepers practice apiculture | Photo by Sarah Bernard

Yes, you can eat bugs! As long as you dont have a shellfish allergy, that is. In fact, you already eat insects and products made from insects every day

What is poultry?

 

What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word poultry? For most people, chicken is what immediately comes to mind. While it is certainly the most common type of poultry raised in the United States, …

What is entomology?

Entomology is the study of insects, including related arthropods. Insects are involved with virtually every part of our lives; they are pests that eat our food, our houses, our animals, and are vectors that spread sickness and disease. But insects

What is a poultry farm?

Broiler chicken
(Image courtesy of USDA)

A poultry farm is where domesticated birds are raised. Poultry include chickens, turkey, ducks, and geese. These animals are raised for their meat and eggs. Chickens are the most common bird raised for both …

What is a food chain?

Caterpillar on a branch.

A food chain shows how energy and nutrients are passed from one living thing to another. The food chain begins with a plant being eaten. Then an insect or animal eats the plant. Then another animal eats the insect or …