April 15, 2019, 03:59 pm

The grasshopper plague


 15-04-2019 3:59 PM

With plenty of rain in spring and early summer, the growing season of 1874 started out well. But for many it ended in disaster.As the summer bore on, drought settled in.Unfortunately for farmers, this drought set up ideal conditions for the Rocky Mountain locust. The dry soil was devoid...

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