Emerald Ash Borer Found in Fayette and Madison Counties, Iowa

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The emerald ash borer (EAB) has now be confirmed in 45 counties in Iowa as Fayette and Madison counties are the most recent to be added to that growing list. EAB is a destructive wood-boring beetle that attacks and kills all ash tree species. See the map below and read more about the most recent discoveries in the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach news release from April 5, 2017

Map of Iowa showing current distribution of confirmed EAB infestations as of April 5, 2017.