Economic Cost of Stink Bugs

Kevin Hackett and Tracy Leskey talked about the economic cost of the brown marmorated stink bug, accidentally brought to the U.S. from… read more

Kevin Hackett and Tracy Leskey talked about the economic cost of the brown marmorated stink bug, accidentally brought to the U.S. from China in the late 1990s and now found in 30 states. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Since 2010, the federal government has spent more than $2 million on combating the problem.

Mark Seetin talked by telephone about the stink bug problem. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Tracy Leskey Research Entomologist Department of Agriculture->Agricultural Research Service
  • Mark Seetin Director U.S. Apple Association->Regulatory and Industry Affairs
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Economic Cost of Stink Bugs

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 17, 2011
Last Aired:
Sep 18, 2011

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  • Sep 17, 2011 | 8:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 17, 2011 | 10:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 18, 2011 | 1:48am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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