New Pest, the Kudzu Bug, Found in Delaware

Jul 06, 2013 -- 10:35am

There’s a new plant pest in Delaware.  The kudzu bug has been found recently on pole lima beans at a Sussex County farm.  Ag officials say growers should be alert and report any suspected infestations – the kudzu bug, which is a relative of the stink bug, can consume certain row and vegetable crops – including lima and other beans and soy beans. There are pesticides that can be used to protect crops.


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