The Glasgow Courier - Serving Proudly As The Voice Of Valley County Since 1913

In Addition to Drought, Farmers Face Mormon Cricket Infestation

Data Scarce about Monetary Impacts


August 25, 2021


Although they are not known to carry disease, in large numbers, Mormon crickets (SEEN HERE) pose a safety threat because they can create unsafe road conditions. When populations reach outbreak levels, Mormon crickets can also devastate crops.

As if the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing drought weren't bad enough, area farmers and ranchers have also been faced with swarms of Mormon Crickets this summer.

The United States Department of Agriculture in Octobrer 2020 forecast the presence of t...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2022

Rendered 01/26/2023 07:48