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Grasshoppers less plentiful

Phil Bankerphil@ennisdailynews.com

A slighty wetter spring helped suppress grasshopper numbers in most areas throughout the state, according to Texas A&M extension officials.

The insects cause millions in crop damage every summer in Texas, according to Texas A&M Agrilife Extension agent Robert Burns. However, early spring rains are leading to smaller grasshopper populations than in recent years.

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