Insects http://klcc.org en Penalties Of $2,800 For Wilsonville Bee Deaths http://klcc.org/post/penalties-2800-wilsonville-bee-deaths <p>Penalties are in for a company implicated in the deaths of bumblebees in Oregon earlier this year. The Oregon Department of Agriculture has issued civil penalties to the pesticide company and its employees.</p><p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 16:31:37 +0000 Courtney Flatt 5270 at http://klcc.org Penalties Of $2,800 For Wilsonville Bee Deaths Stink Bug Spread Alarms Growers, Scientists http://klcc.org/post/stink-bug-spread-alarms-growers-scientists <p>A malodorous invasive bug has gone from a worry to a certifiable nuisance for some Northwest (or Western) farmers and gardeners. The name of this insect is a mouthful: the brown marmorated stink bug. Researchers say the population really seems to have taken off this year. With the approach of winter, these stink bugs are leaving the fields and may just crawl into your home.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:35:02 +0000 Tom Banse 4270 at http://klcc.org Stink Bug Spread Alarms Growers, Scientists