Emeral Ash Borere: It is in Iowa. Now What?

Emerald Ash Borer:  It is in Iowa. Now what?

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources along with Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Boyken Insurance Agency, Titonka Savings Bank and the Kossuth County Extension Office will host an informational meeting concerning the presence of the emerald ash borer (EAB), an exotic, destructive insect of ash trees, which is spreading in Iowa. Click here for flier.
Meeting will beMay 27, 2014 at All Purpose Room at the Titonka School, 543 Dieckman St. NE, Titonka, IA 50480
6:30-8 pm Public Meeting  **Meetings are FREE and no registration is required.
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If you have questions, call ISU Extension and Outreach Kossuth County at 515-295-2469

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is a small beetle that kills all species of ash trees including green, white, black, and blue.
This federally monitored insect has been found in four Iowa counties and has the potential to spread across the state.
You will learn:

  • How to identify EAB
  • How to identify an ash tree
  • Signs of EAB infestation
  • Is the tree safe? Is it a candidate for treatment?
  • EAB treatment options
  • How spread of EAB is being restricted
  • Ash tree replacement options
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