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Brown Stink Bugs

 
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a new pest on the East Coast and moving west
as with any new invader they don't play well others
last fall they swarmed like the fake ladybugs did a few years ago
the warm weather has got them out already
a challenge for organic/permies

http://ento.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/brown-marmorated-stink-bug
 
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I found that my native green frogs enjoy eating them at will. I found that hand picking them everyday while I see them helps as well. They are more of a pain in the house than crop eating especially in a polyculture system, at least in my experience.
 
            
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Actually, we have had them here in the West for years.  Still trying to find something that will live around here that will eat the darn things.
 
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