FALL ARMY WORM ON THE RAMPAGE IN MBERENGWA
Written by Panashe Madzinga on April 17, 2018
Chief Maziofa of Mberengwa has bemoaned the outbreak of fall army wormy in his area saying it is devastating most farmers ‘ crop.
In a telephone interview with Y A FM news Chief Maziofa said the outbreak is likely to cause hunger and starvation especially in Chomubhobho and Ivhukuvanhu.
He added that most farmers are using washing powder as a method of eliminating the pest and it is not working since the agricultural department workers are not accessing effective chemicals.
Chief Maziofa appealed to the Government to assist farmers with effective chemicals so as to curb the outbreak of the pest.