This is a link to many of the recent news feature out there about the damage stink bugs are having on crops along the eastern seaboard. USDA Combats Stink Bugs | wusa9.com If you look at all of the events imacting our food supply, it is only wise to grow what you can and preserve it yourself. Flooding--recent Mississippi as well as other floods around the world. Drought--Texas for one is feeling the heat, but look at the wheat crop in Russia last year. Tsumani/radiation--Japan's valuable crops has been devestated. Freezing--Florida crops took a major hit from freezes. Honey Bees--yes folks they are being impacted by Colony Colapse Disorder. No bees, no food. Now we have the stink bug that could destroy many more crops in the years to come. The mainstream media has not published any detailed reports on the loss of crops here in North America and around the world, but food shortages will become big news in the months/years to come.