Locust Plague Hits Fifth California County

update June 16, grasshoppers hit Waterford in Stanislaus County:

Madera  and Tehama Counties are  buggy.


Hopper hordes in Tehama County


Updated: 06/12/2012 08:11:20 AM PDT


“The Tehama County Agriculture Department has been flooded with calls about grasshoppers and leafhoppers that are abundant in Tehama County.

We’ve been swamped with calls, Agricultural Commissioner Rick Gurrola said. We’ve been getting about half a dozen to a dozen calls a day, plus walk-ins and some calling in for commercial permits because of damage to crops.”

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