All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘crops’

Stink Bug Crisis: Congress Sniffs Out a Solution

The stink bug crisis that’s ravaged orchards and vineyards has spread to 38 states, prompting the United States government to research ways to deal with the menace, according to the Washington Examiner. The brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) has been dealing a considerable amount of damage to East Coast agriculture, damaging apple, peach, and grape crops at an alarming …

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First Day Of Spring: Temperatures Set Record Highs

Today marks the first day of spring, as well as the vernal equinox, which occurs when the sun shines directly on the equator and periods of night and day are nearly equal. People all around the country are enjoying the warmer weather and longer days and are taking to the outdoors sooner than they did last year as temperatures soar …

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