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Maan Governorate declared free of locusts

Locust
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The director of the Agriculture Directorate of Maan Governorate, Ahmed Al-Khattab, said that teams affiliated with the directorate and within the areas of specialization, on Monday, struggled with the last swarms of locusts present in the Al-Jafr area.اضافة اعلان

He told the Jordan News Agency, Petra, that all areas within Maan Governorate are free of locust at the present time. He added that three exploration teams are distributed across the governorate to monitor the swarms entering from the eastern borders, explaining that these swarms are being dealt with by five teams specialized in combating locusts.

Khattab indicated that eradication of the last pockets at the Al-Jafr farms was recently completed, thus making the Maan governorate currently free of locusts. He said that the loss of crops faced by farmers in the governorate was very limited.

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