Black soldier fly composting in the frigid north

Actually, this post applies to any region that has seasonal temperatures below that which support BSF mating. This encompasses the entire continental U.S. except for a few extreme southern areas. Black soldier flies (Hermetia illucens) are common in tropical and subtropical regions, but their range extends into many northern states of the continental U.S. You can easily operate a BSF…

I crashed my pod

Experiment causes black soldier fly larvae colony to crash! Okay, maybe the blimp image is a little extreme, but it’s difficult to get attention on the internet these days. 😛 The good news is that bringing my BSF colony (Hermetia illucens) back into balance shouldn’t be all that difficult. In the past when I’ve run into problems I’ve corrected them…