Stink bugs threaten Pacific Northwest crops

PORTLAND -- A destructive stink bug is invading the Pacific Northwest and could cause billions of dollars in damage to crops.

The brown marmorated stink bug is an almost indestructible pest originally from Asia. Experts say it’s not only hard to kill, but it also eats almost any crop and is immune to most pesticides.

“It's spreading like wildfire in the Willamette Valley,” said Oregon State University entomology professor Peter Shearer. “We're finding it in hazelnuts, grapes and berry crops.”

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