AUSTRALIA: Locust swarm could destroy Australia's Clare Valley harvest

By Chris Brook-Carter | 29 November 2000

Winemakers in Australia's Clare valley are facing disaster with the imminent arrival of locust swarms, which could destroy the entire crop, according to industry leaders. Locusts were reported as far south as Robertson, near Burra, yesterday, and according to Australian reports, depending on the wind could reach Clare Valley within days.

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Winemakers in Australia's Clare valley are facing disaster with the imminent arrival of locust swarms, which could destroy the entire crop, according to industry leaders. Locusts were reported as far south as Robertson, near Burra, yesterday, and according to Australian reports, depending on the wind could reach Clare Valley within days.

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