KABUL (BNA) The drought and massive outbreak of locusts concerning farmers in Badghis this year.
The districts of Bala Murghab, Jawand and Dara Boom have been called the main focus of droughts and locust outbreak on crops in Badghis, farmers say.
“If locust reaches out the wheat, grass, barley, it could completely destroys it all fields, this year, the number of locusts has increased significantly, people have to fight against this pest.” said Taj Mohammad Dehghan in Bala Murghab district to Bakhtar News Agency.
Meanwhile, the farmers said thar rhey are unable to fights drought and locust outbreak and want the Islamic Emirate to act as soon as possible.”
The Department of Agriculture of Badghis says that their professional teams have started their fight against destructive locusts.
The department of agriculture of Badghis is striving to completely eradicate the destructive locusts from the fields, with proper water management, to provide the ground for irrigating all the farmers’ fields in this provicne, a local official said.