Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

May 18, 2013

Webinar on emerald ash borer May 21

The Herald-Tribune

— May 19-25 is Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, reports Anna Morrow, Franklin County agriculture and natural resources extension educator.

A crash course overview of this destructive pest will be presented as a Webinar Tuesday, May 21, from noon-1 p.m. in Room 203, Franklin County Government Center, 1010 Franklin Ave., Brookville. “Feel free to bring your lunch and learn with us!”

Robin Usborne, Michigan State University, will discuss EAB’s history in North America. Amy Stone, Ohio State University Extension, will present information on the biology of infestation and prognosis for forests. Annemarie Nagle, Purdue University, will cover management and treatment options.