Major fall armyworm infestation forces Atherton farmers to rethink their operation

Updated July 4 2022 - 1:36pm, first published February 8 2022 - 3:00am
Atherton farmer Jimmy Isabella, Bob Katter MP, fellow grower Geoff Riesen, Shane Knuth MP and farmer Jason Lea inspect the damage of Fall Armyworm.

The constant invasion of Fall Armyworm on maize crops on the Atherton Tablelands has forced some growers to consider moving to other crops.

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