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Idaho / Grasshoppers #299115

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 06, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Mountain Home, ID) Grasshopper plagues across west United States examined; farmers threatened by them named. [Phyllis ACHZIGER - describes insect's invasion into homes.] Econ. impact on Idaho agriculture noted. [Governor John EVANS - cites potential scope of disaster.] [Cnty. agriculture agent Mir-M. SEYEDHAGHERI - cites need to spray immediately.] Issue of federal responsibility for problem and spraying expenses discussed. [Entomologist Robert SAUNDERS - feels spraying program is too late.] [Farmer Jim GRIEVE - fears total loss next year] [Pete NIELSEN - notes dilemma posed by using insecticide.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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