Monday, March 29, 2010
Western ranchers are gearing for a major plague of grasshoppers. In Wyoming, 2.9 million acres were infestations with 15 or more grasshoppers per square yard last year, a more than 10-fold increase from 2008. That’s a whopping mess of grasshoppers, and the outbreak may get even worse this year. Grasshopper fritters anyone?