Content tagged with "tree pest"

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. More

Don't Accidentally Spread TCD

Photo of a vial of walnut twig beetles.
Photo of a vial of walnut twig beetles. More

Emerald Ash Borer CSI

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. More

Estimating TCD's Economic Impact

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

Missouri Emerald Ash Borer Action Plan

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

Missouri Forest Health Update, April 2011

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

Missouri Forest Health Update, August 2011

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

Missouri Forest Health Update, March 2014

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. More

Periodical Cicadas

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

Thousand Cankers Disease Brochure

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