Keely Coppess

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship

515-281-3375

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Low flying airplanes may be heard and seen by residents of Allamakee and Jackson counties next week. The planes will be releasing a mating disruptor to control the gypsy moth, an invasive pest that is destructive to trees and shrubs.

By: Keely Coppess and Julie Tack and Laura Sternweis

Emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Chickasaw, Franklin and Jones counties for the first time, bringing the total to 69 counties in Iowa where this invasive insect has been detected.

By: Keely Coppess and Julie Tack and Laura Sternweis