Emerald ash borer is a serious problem in many communities around the United States. In Iowa alone, there have been 99 counties that have been quarantined by the Iowa Department of Agriculture. Cooperative state and federal efforts have developed the “Iowa Emerald Ash Borer Readiness Plan.”
Emerald ash borer has been found in 33 other states including South Dakota. In Sioux Falls there are about 84,000 ash trees at risk for infestation from the dangerous pest. That is over 50% of the Sioux Falls population. If you are a homeowner within 15 miles of a known infested area, you should treat you ash tree as soon as possible.
Want to learn more about the Emerald Ash Borer? Here are four facts that will help you get to know the pest better.
Small in size, the Emerald Ash Borer can reach the most unsuspecting ash tree by taking root in the bark. It's important to seek treatment right away, so schedule a treatment with us today!
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