Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Adair and Adams Counties, Iowa

News Article

Emerald ash borer, an invasive beetle that attacks and kills ash trees, has been confirmed in Adair and Adams counties in Iowa.  Discoveries in Lake Orient Recreation Area in Adair County and a rural area north of Cromwell in Adams County bring to thirty-eight the number of counties within the state where EAB has been confirmed.  See the map below.


Read more about this most recent discovery and confirmation of infestation in the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Yard & Garden news release from October 13, 2016.

Emerald Ash Borer Detections in Iowa, Initial County Detections and Suggested Treatment Areas with Adair and Adams counties added