quarantine

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.
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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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Agriculture
5:07 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Mo. department of agriculture warns against spread of pine shoot beetles

The pine beetle is a destructive, invasive species of that feeds on the shoots of pine trees.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

  The Missouri Department of Agriculture has announced an expansion of a quarantine area on pine products to Adair and Clark counties. The quarantine prohibits the distribution of pine products as an attempt to reduce the spread of the Pine Shoot Beetles.  

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