Emerald Ash Borer Update


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  • State of New Hampshire rescinded their state quarantine.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

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