On the other hand, a number of farmers in Balkh province consider the presence of migratory grasshoppers a major threat to their cultivation.
They say that grasshoppers have struck their farmlands badly, making their economies weak.
Nonetheless, Zabiullah Zubin, the head of agricultural affairs in Balkh, states that they have started the fight against pests and plights in some parts of the province.
According to him, so far, thousands of acres of land has been cleared of grasshoppers, and educational and awareness programs have been launched for farmers to prevent pests and plights.
Reporter: Mahnaz Mowzon