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Get Ready, Safe Pesticide Use, Composting, Growing Vegetables & Small Fruit
The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug is native to Asia, and was first detected in Pennsylvania in 2001. It produces an unpleasant smell indoors, and can damage shade and fruit trees, vegetables and legumes.
Check out this list from Cornell's Garden-Based Learning Program to see what varieties they recommend as being well-suited to NY State gardens this year!
Last updated April 3, 2020