In the Stavropol region, Dagestan and Volgograd region insects occupied almost 140,000 hectares of farmland.
They destroy everything — even garlic and ornamental plants. Experts say — this year the giant locusts appeared two weeks earlier than usual, and came in greater numbers than expected. Farmers try all possible ways to survive pests. But in their fields immediately thousands of new arrivals. Local authorities have already established operations headquarters for locust. Insects must be destroyed before they migrate.