Kill the opium crop before it matures

first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionIn Afghanistan, we know exactly where the opium fields are located. We watch when they are planted and receive progress reports as to how much of a crop they will receive.We then monitor the harvesting and know exactly the routes that are taken to the world market.Doesn’t it seem stupid to let this occur rather than doing something about it?Has it ever occurred to anyone to spray insecticide on the entire crop while it is growing to wipe it out?Jerry BubniakNorthvilleMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusBroadalbin-Perth’s Tomlinson seizing the day by competing in cross country and golf this fallEDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?last_img

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