August 8, 2014

Turfgrass Rust

Rust is a fungal disease caused by several species of Puccinia.  All turfgrass species are susceptible to rust.  However, it is most commonly seen on perennial ryegrass and Kentu

Treatment for Prevention of Emerald Ash Borer

A recent inquiry from an Extension and Outreach colleague about timing of preventive treatments for the emerald ash borer (EAB) was insightful. This note is written to help direct types of treatments to the seasons they are most appropriate.

Mosquito Populations Decline

Below is the summary of mosquito activity in Iowa from the ISU Medical Entomology Laboratory.

Number Twelve: Emerald Ash Borer in Boone IA

On Monday, August 5, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship issued a news release confirming that Iowa now has twelve infested counties after emerald ash borer beetles were found

Common Summer and Fall Tree Issues

Trees provide numerous benefits beyond aesthetic beauty.  Trees provide benefits to the com