"I think you could say it's the worst-ever in Tooele County. I don't think it'd be a stretch to say that," Greenhalgh said. Tooele County sits in a valley about 30 miles west of Salt Lake City.
Arriving with the grasshoppers have been flocks of hungry seagulls keen on bite-sized grasshopper snacks.
SHOOT: Grasshoppers also make good chicken feed, if they can keep up.