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Emerald Ash Borer

Agriculture
5:13 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Statewide quarantine for ash wood products grows

The emerald ash borer population has expanded across the state of Missouri.
Credit USDAgov / Flickr

The expansion of the tree-killing emerald ash borer into new areas means ash wood can now be transported freely within Missouri.

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PM Newscasts
5:42 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Newscast for July 19, 2013

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Emerald ash borer found in Perry County
  • President Obama signs Mo. disaster declaration
  • University of Missouri leaders want income tax bill to stay dead
Science, Health and Technology
5:37 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Emerald ash borer found in Perry County

Credit USDAgov / Flickr

A quarantine of wood products from Perry County is likely, after the discovery of an insect that kills ash trees.

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Science, Health and Technology
4:48 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Ash borer found in 2 more Missouri counties

Credit USDAgov / Flickr

The tree-killing emerald ash borer has been found in two more southern Missouri counties, prompting the Missouri Department of Agriculture to place quarantines on the movement of ash wood products in those counties.

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Science, Health and Technology
8:48 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Summer begins high risk period for invasive beetle species

A purple trap used for a U.S.-government-sponsored nationwide emerald ash borer tracking program.
Wikipedia

Conservation agents are urging Missourians to not transport firewood in its effort to control the emerald ash borer from spreading throughout the state.

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