redbanded stink bugs http://wwno.org en Redbanded stink bugs showing up early in soybeans http://wwno.org/post/redbanded-stink-bugs-showing-early-soybeans <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Warm winter weather led to stink bugs showing up earlier than usual this year &mdash; bad news for soybean farmers because redbanded stink bugs can destroy entire fields if left unchecked.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The threat comes as high prices and drier weather prompted Louisiana and Mississippi farmers to boost soybean acreage from last year.</p> Sat, 14 Jul 2012 16:10:57 +0000 JANET McCONNAUGHEY | The Associated Press 15767 at http://wwno.org