Emerald Ash Borer

Asked June 14, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

I have an Ash Tree that I planted for my son, about 20 years ago. Is there some preventative action I can take to make sure I don't lose it?

Polk County Iowa

1 Response

Treatments for emerald ash borers are suggested ONLY if you live within 15 miles
of a confirmed emerald borer infestation. At the present time, there has not been a confirmed infestation of emerald ash borer in Polk County.

Management options to consider when an infestation is found within 15 miles of your location can be found at the following website.

https://store.extension.iastate.edu/Product/pm2084-pdf