May 24, 2012, 11:00 a.m. EDT
The warmer-than-usual, earlier-than-usual spring means that not only are plants waking up earlier, so are insects.
Emerald ash borer (EAB) is no exception. This session of the popular EAB University information webinars will bring the participant up-to-date on what's the latest on EAB, and what we can expect from this pest. Dr. Cliff Sadof, entomologist at Purdue University, will be offering information on the following topics:
- EAB is flying early and what that might mean.
- The latest developments on pesticide use.
- Pesticide use and bees.
- How numbers of affected trees increase during the initial invasion and why treatments can be reduced after the wave has passed.
- Using the EAB Cost Calculator to demonstrate why replacing trees as they die is a budget busting proposition that can be avoided.
- Resources available for organizing communities (NABB (Neighbors Against Bad Bugs), for example) to save trees and money
This webinar will be recorded, in case you'd like to attend but cannot. The recorded webinar information will available on the www.emeraldashborer.info website.