"I do know that some fruit farmers in PA were treating their trees to repel and kill off stinkbugs, Stinkbugs were ruining 40 pct of the fruit and vegetable crop in some states which was devastating to farmers;
I do think areas that spray for…"
"I read somewhere where stinkbugs live for 6-9 months but they breed several times during the summer, especially true if we have a longer summer with warmer temperatures. I do know that my best friend was glad to move from PA to Maine because…"
"In Central PA, we had a huge swarm and major problems with them last year. But, this year we have seen
maybe a dozen total. In late September, 2 managed to get into the bedroom but I found the tiny gap in the widow where they got in and…"
"I was reading about Stink Bugs and once they find an opening to a structure or find a good place to spend the winter, they
sent out an Aggregation pherome that tells other stinkbugs that a good place to spend the winter has been found and to…"
"Yesterday, I saw two. One got inside my bedroom window and I captured it with the
Bugzooka ( they are great for capturing stink bugs and that way, I do not have to get close to them, my husband then disposes of whatever I catch when he…"
"They have not arrived yet in Central PA. They should be arriving anytime between now and
October 3rd. We had a horrible time last year with large numbers. Hot and longer summer temperatures can mean more breeding time for the…"
"Well the worst of it should be over by the end of this week. I wonder with temperatures expected to be in the 80s this week, will they swarm and be active ?Anyone seeing them outdoors or on your windows or doors due to this record breaking very warm…"
"Warm weather is expected this week. Temperatures are expected to be high 70s. So we think the stink,bugs might swarm this week as we did not get a full frost thus week. We might need to spray again, just in case"
"Keeping lights off as much as possible is a good idea. We only turn on our lights when we need to, then turn them off as leave the room. They are attracted to light so we draw the curtains and keep the porch and yard lights off for the month of…"
"They are very active today and are on the move. They are moving quickly today because it is warm and sunny outdoors. The worst time of the day for them here is from about 2 pm until dusk. It is cooler at night so they slow down considerably…"
"I am hearing they were very active last week and this past weekend. Today, it is much cooler and cloudy and I did not see one. Those sunny and warmer days bring them out in full force. I hate to wish for an early frost, cooler temps, and rain but…"
"John, thank you !!!
We bought a bugzooka and we use it a lot. It is great for those of us who do not want to get too near to the stink bugs we are trying to capture. I also found out they will not stink unless squished. As one got on my leg, I…"
"Here in PA, we got the swarm late, around Oct 1st. That is the week of huge apple harvesting and National Apple Harvest Festival near Gettysburg PA. What is it like other states....we get swarm for six weeks and it can start Sept 15-Oct 5 and last…"
"It is so hot and humid, we need to keep our window air conditioners in until October. So we cover every space between window and ac...even we have to cover in triple layers and tons of packing tape.We find packing tape is stickier and catches some…"
"Linda, I remember reading about stinkbugs at either the Penn State or the Rutgers University websites that are studying them. They said the stinkbugs eat during the summer months and that holds them over until the following summer. So while…"