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Asked March 13, 2014, 9:01 AM EDT

I live in Waverly. Has Ash Borer made it here yet? Does treatment work?

Bremer County Iowa

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The emerald ash borer has been found in Waverly, Iowa. See news release at the following website.

It is possible to treat an ash tree to prevent emerald ash borers from destroying the tree. Most treatments are effective for just one year. A publication on emerald ash borer management options can be found at