MSU Published Information on Potential Pest Targeting Ash Trees
December 2, 2020
BOZEMAN -Montana State University Extension has published educational materials focused on the emerald ash borer, a beetle that has spread throughout much of the U.S. and could threaten Montana's ash trees.
The emerald ash borer is a destructive wood-boring beetle that has killed millions of ash trees in North America, said Laurie Kerzicnik, MSU associate Extension specialist in the College of Agriculture's Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology. The beetle was first discovered in Detroit, Michigan, in 2002, likely coming from wood packaging material imported from Asia. Since its...