So the next Pope is the Anti-Christ, and now a plague of locusts? Hmmm

via Graig Flach

via Graig Flach

Locust plagues are no laughing matter

The Agriculture Ministry issued a special warning to farmers in Israel following the swarms of locusts plaguing neighboring Egypt.

The ministry said Monday that it has been preparing for the possibility that the insect will invade Israel if Cairo fails to deal with the problem properly.  

The entire region was placed on a “locust alert” by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in January.

The ministry has set up a special hotline for farmers that may find an infestation.

The ministry urged the public not to be alarmed by individual, sporadic sightings of the large grasshopper in urban areas, stressing that “The problem is when they appear in the millions.

“It looks like a black cloud – you really can’t miss it – and they will eat anything. They can devour acres of crops very fast,” an Agriculture Ministry official told Ynet.

Swarms of locusts have descended on Egypt Saturday, plaguing Giza and Cairo.

 


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  • DDT – sure to work

  • PlanetOrphan

    South Africa used to go into the hills in the North every year and kill the locust breeding grounds with DDT, apparently they stopped doing it about a 20 years ago ….

    • Not DDT: Deltamethrin.

      • PlanetOrphan

        Fair enough, how’d they mix it? …
        1 Part Australian songstress
        10 Parts Water ??

        Or was it blasted from the air using megaphones ?

        //end smart ass comment// :-)

        Sorry Delta love ur work!

  • cows4me

    They would be don’t it tough around here, fuck all left to eat.

    • PlanetOrphan

      Some rain here in Aucks today, hopefully it’ll spread M8!

  • Are we sure that Charlton Heston is dead?

    • Damn. I laughed. That outed me as old.

  • Mike

    What’s the bet Morsi announces that the plague of locusts is actually a Zionist plot?

  • Mr_Blobby

    The Vatican seems to be pure Evil. Just imagine all the sanctimonious, bullshit, back stabbing, going on.

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