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stink bugs

Stink Bugs Threatening To Destroy Summer Crops

It’s an army marching on its stomach, and Maryland crops are on the menu. Brown marmorated stink bugs native to Asia are threatening to destroy crops this summer.

06/23/2011

Stink Bugs

Stink Bug Spread Worries Growers Across Nation

An insect with a voracious appetite, no domestic natural predators and a taste for everything from apples to lima beans has caused millions of dollars in crop damage and may just be getting started.

05/20/2011

Stink Bugs

Stink Bugs Are Destroying Farmers’ Crops In Maryland

For Maryland farmers, Asian stink bugs are potentially devastating.

04/04/2011

Stink Bugs

Scientists Seeking New Weapon Against Stink Bugs

Scientists confronting the brown marmorated stink bug hope to get an emergency exemption by August that would allow apple and peach growers to use an insecticide currently banned from orchards.

03/18/2011

frostflight

Helicopters Do Frost Flights To Protect Florida Crops

The cold that’s plunged Maryland into a deep freeze extends deep into the south. That’s placed Florida crops in jeopardy.

12/14/2010

Drought

Most Of Md. Declared A Drought Disaster

The hot, dry summer took a toll on Maryland crops and Tuesday evening, the US Department of Agriculture has declared much of the state a drought disaster.

11/10/2010

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