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Deer Hunters Beware!

Firewood looks harmless, but it can harbor the emerald ash borer, a devastating forest pest. Hunters are urged not to move firewood to and from their camps. Instead, buy firewood locally and burn it all before returning home.

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Photo of a vial of walnut twig beetles.

Don't Accidentally Spread TCD

Photo of a vial of walnut twig beetles.

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Emerald Ash Borer CSI

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Missouri landowners, are your ash trees dying? A small green beetle could be the culprit. Download, print, and use this two-page flyer to investigate the scene, identify the killer, and report the crime.

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Although TCD has not been detected in Missouri, we can estimate its potential economic impact. This four-page bulletin overviews the losses.

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Missouri's strategy for dealing with the ash-tree-killing emerald ash borer beetle depends on early detection and help from landowners and recreationists.

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Information on periodical cicadas, diagnosing tree diseases, insects and diseases to watch for in the next month.

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Information on causes of branch flagging, insect defoliators, exotic insect and disease pests, conifer problems and current disease issues.

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Topics in this issue: emerald ash borer, thousand cankers disease of walnut, weather impacts on insects and trees, rapid white oak mortality and how you can help researchers, and tips for getting a tree disease diagnosis.

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Periodical Cicadas

Periodical Cicadas

Learn the differences between periodical and annual cicadas, and browse the Missouri appearance forecast and tips for protecting young trees.

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This two-page, full-color brochure helps you identify thousand cankers disease of black walnuts and stop its spread.  

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