The USDA recently updated and distributed the emerald ash borer (EAB) (Agrilus planipennis). The map is dated February 2019.
Changes and/or additions to the USDA map since the December 3, 2018 include:
- Initial county detections in: Gasconade and Hickory Counties, MO; and Dodge County, NE.
- State of New Hampshire rescinded their state quarantine.
- Additions to the Federal EAB quarantine: Wright County, MN; extended to all of Michigan; extended to all of New Hampshire; and all of Rhode Island.
Additional information on EAB can be found on the regional website at: www.emeraldashborer.info