Tag Archives: Locusts

Australia expects worst locust plague for decades

The worst locust plague in 30 years is expected to hit regional New South Wales in the coming weeks, and the State Government has begun measures to control the outbreak. Warmer than usual temperatures in the west have experts predicting

Worst locust plague on record to hit Australian farmers

There is a warning the spring locust plague could be the worst on record due to the increasing use of modern farming methods. A central west New South Wales agronomist says direct drilling to sow crops in the western region

Australia: Scientists to track locust plague from sky

The Australian Plague Locust Commission predicts locust eggs will begin hatching in north-west Victoria from late September, causing millions of dollars of damage to crops. Sydney University’s Dr Greg Sword says by tracking swarm movement, pesticides to control them can

Locusts in Revelation 9 Explained

Event 5 – Rev. Ch. 9 V 1 – 5 Locusts have always been a problem but never to the degree that they are today. As temperatures have increased, locusts have moved with the climate and are now causing havoc

The Plague of Locusts in Revelation 9 Explained

Locusts have always been a problem but never to the degree that they are today. As temperatures have increased, Locusts have moved with the climate and are now causing havoc as far north in Europe as France. When faced with

Australian Farmers prepare for locust plague

NSW farmers have been told to keep an eye out for locusts after the season’s first hatchings were confirmed in the state’s central west. NSW Primary Industries Minister Ian Macdonald said locust hatchings had been confirmed in the Peak Hill

Plague of Locust swarms ‘high’ on serotonin

From loner to swarming locust – scientists watched the transformation unfold. It is one of nature’s most radical transformations – the moment a crowd of harmless desert locusts begins to swarm into a devastating plague. Now scientists from the UK

TAJIKISTAN: Struggles to contain Locust Plague Invasion

Tajikistan has been battling a locust invasion over the past few weeks, but officials say control measures and assistance from the donor community will allow them to combat the outbreak. “This year the locust invasion started in many parts of