Emerald Ash Borer

Asked November 13, 2018, 1:23 PM EST

Our townhouse assn. was recently quoted a price for the treatment/control of emerald ash borer in our green ash trees. Is this chemical injection method a viable solution to fighting this problem?

Anoka County Minnesota emerald ash borer

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If your association would like to protect the ash trees, there are several recommended insecticides that have been shown to be effective for treatment. Much research has been done on emerald ash borer treatment. The link to the publication below provides great information on the available treatment options and information known about emerald ash borer. It also reviews the research results from several of the treatment options, so you can learn more about what has been quoted for your association's trees. http://www.emeraldashborer.info/documents/Multistate_EAB_Insecticide_Fact_Sheet.pdf Additional links for more information below. https://www.mda.state.mn.us/eab https://extension.umn.edu/tree-and-shrub-insects/emerald-ash-borers