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First stink bug trap released!

Written by Doug Oster on .

stink_bug_trapA company called Sterling has released the first pheromone trap I've seen for stink bugs.
For all of us who have been plagued with an infestation, this is good news. It's an especially important tool for farmers who haven't been able to find anything to deal with these invasive insects.

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It won't be available until July, but it's pretty interesting. I wonder if it could be used inside after the hard freeze to lure them into the trap.

From the company's blog-Stink Bug Trap was conducted at the USDA's 800-acre facility in Beltsville, MD. Sterling designed both the trap and the controlled-release technology for the pheromone.

Check back here as I discover more information about this new product.

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