Locust plague threatens small farmers in Chile

The locust plague is affecting the areas of Agua Amarilla and the Huacho crossing in Combarbalá, Chile. Farmers said that the plague was already causing damage to the orchards in the sector. According to the information provided by the The Region of Coquimbo, millions of lobsters could move westward within the commune of Combarbalá. Farmers are asking the authorities to pay attention to this pest as it could cause losses in crops, pasture for animals and fruit trees.

Source: El Productor