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Stink bug crisis reaches 38 states, Pacific Coast?

~ The Rebel ~ 2012/07/02 21:17:39

The Chinese-exported stink bug crisis that has ruined apple, peach and grape harvests up and down the East Coast has now reached a frightening 38 states and the Pacific Coast, prompting Congress to push the Agriculture Department to speed up the search for an assassin of the "brown marmorated stink bug."

Tucked away in the House-passed Farm Bill is $831,000 to fund added research of the bug and what will kill it. "This pest is causing significant damage to agricultural products, particularly the apple crop in mid-Atlantic states," said the report.

Read More: http://washingtonexaminer.com/stink-bug-crisis-rea...

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  • Mandy Pruitt 2012/10/09 03:17:56
  • JanHopkins 2012/07/03 05:01:53
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    Bet they miss that DDT now.
  • Max 2012/07/02 21:58:23
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    How about finding the source of all these stinkbugs and shut that down.
  • Schläue~© 2012/07/02 21:48:37
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    Pelosi needs to keep her butt inside the aircraft at all times when flying coast to coast.
    Stop mooning all those fly-over peasants.

    Hey..... just sign all those bugs up for 0bozocare and they should be on their way to extinction in no time.

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