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Grasshopper outbreak has ag community divided on calls to spray outback Queensland with chemicals

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Large numbers of grasshoppers in western Queensland have ravaged pastures for the third year in a row, causing a chorus of graziers and politicians to call for the government to step up its efforts in controlling them.

State Opposition Leader David Crisafulli was the latest to join the lobbying efforts, travelling to Longreach this week to join his LNP colleague and Gregory MP Lachlan Millar calling for governments to make chemicals…



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