New locust swarms invade farms in South Rift

Locusts on trees at Mukinyai Farm in Nakuru County on March 21. PHOTO | JOHN NJOROGE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • On Sunday, large swarms were spotted in Mukinyai Farm in Elburgon, Nakuru County.
  • Fresh swarms have also been sighted in several parts of Laikipia and Nyandarua counties, causing fear among farmers.

Farmers in the South Rift region are grappling with new swarms of desert locusts.

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