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Emerald Ash Borer

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Initial Results Of Ash Borer Study Encouraging

Minnesota agriculture officials are encouraged by the initial results of a new way to find emerald ash borers.

04/19/2012

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Ash Pest Returns Early; Residents Told To Delay Pruning

In Minnesota, emerald ash borers usually strike the first of May, but not this year. They’re actually striking now. Our warm spring has brought the tree killing beetle earlier than usual.

04/18/2012

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Minn. Officials To Trap For Emerald Ash Borer

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is preparing to hang thousands of traps across Minnesota in the hunt for emerald ash borer.

03/31/2012

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Minn. Issues New Rules To Stop Emerald Ash Borer

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has issued new rules meant to stop the spread of the emerald ash borer.

02/27/2012

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Survey Helps Shed Light On Emerald Ash Borer

Triangular, purple kite-like contraptions placed in trees across the country are helping state and federal agriculture officials learn more about a deadly beetle that has killed tens of millions of ash trees in the United States and Canada and threatens countless more.

12/23/2011

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State To Release Wasps To Fight Emerald Ash Borers

Officials are planning to release stingless wasps near St. Paul’s stately Summit Avenue to combat a newly discovered infestation of emerald ash borers.

09/30/2011

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Pest Found In Trees Near St. Paul’s Summit Avenue

The destructive emerald ash borer has been discovered in trees near St. Paul’s historic Summit Avenue.

09/26/2011

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Hold Off On Ash Tree Pruning Or Risk Infestation

Experts say don’t prune your ash tree yet or it could make it more vulnerable to the emerald ash borer.

09/06/2011

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Emerald Ash Borer Spreads To Winona County

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture confirms the emerald ash borer has now been found in Winona County.

08/26/2011

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Tree-Killing Pest Confirmed In La Crosse County, Wis.

La Crosse County faces a quarantine on firewood and lumber after the emerald ash borer was confirmed in the southwestern Wisconsin county.

08/22/2011

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Small Insect Helps Giant Ash Trees

It’s the size of gnat but it will help some giant ash trees. On Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture released a tiny, stingless wasp that could help save millions of trees in the Twin Cities.

06/08/2011

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State Releases Wasps To Control Emerald Ash Borer

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture will soon release swarms of tiny wasps in five Twin Cities locations as part of an effort to slow the spread of the destructive emerald ash borer.

06/02/2011

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Stop Ash Borer, Don’t Trim Your Trees

The City of Minneapolis is urging homeowners to not prune their ash trees because the emerald ash borer is coming out of dormancy for the season.

05/12/2011

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Minneapolis Fighting The Spread Of Emerald Ash Borer

A century old ash tree is making its final stand along Buchanan Street in Northeast Minneapolis. Its early demise is symbolic of the fight to slow the spread of emerald ash borer.

04/14/2011

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St. Paul Officials To Remove 1,300 Ash Trees

St. Paul officials plan to remove about 1,300 ash trees to help in the fight against the emerald ash borer.

03/05/2011

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