Jamaica Plain Gazette

City to Combat Invasive Emerald Ash Borer; Invasive Beetle First Detected at Arnold Arboretum in 2014

The Emerald Ash Borer has been spreading since it was first found in the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain in 2014. The invasive beetle has been identified in the neighborhoods of Allston-Brighton, Dorchester, Fenway-Kenmore, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, Roxbury, Mattapan, and West Roxbury, as well as the Arboretum, Franklin Park and the Muddy River area. This Borer lays eggs on the bark of ash trees and upon hatching, the larvae burrow deeper in the tree, killing it. The pest only feeds on ash trees.
Wright County Journal Press

Raspberry Cane Borers - What You Can Do This Fall

Author: Annie Klodd, Extension Educator - Fruit and Vegetable Production UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION Raspberry cane borer is an occasional pest of raspberries in Minnesota. I recently visited a farm in southeast Minnesota with a moderate infestation. This borer causes the growing tips of raspberry canes to wilt and fall off as the adults pierce holes in the canes for their larvae to enter.
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Lost your ash tree due to emerald ash borer? Save $100 off a new tree

The spread of the emerald ash borer has caused significant tree loss in York Region this summer. “York Region recognizes the devastating environmental and financial impact of the emerald ash borer on trees in our communities,” said Wayne Emmerson, York Region’s chair and CEO. With support from York Region, the...

B’nai B’rith Youth Organisation ‘up and coming’ in Sydney

AFTER recently restarting in Sydney, B’nai B’rith Youth Organisation (BBYO) NSW is moving in the right direction and is “up and coming”, according to co-president Ruby Borer. An international pluralistic Jewish youth organisation, BBYO caters to about 80,000 teens in more than 55 countries. Borer said it is “run by...
Capital Journal

Dectes stem borer in soybean

Although Dectes stem borers are more of an issue in South Dakota sunflower, they can also infest soybean. Most of the reports of Dectes stem borer in soybean originate from the southeast portion of the state. In soybean, Dectes stem borer larvae may cause yield losses due to their feeding activity in the pith of the stem and also due to late-season lodging.

Treating an oak tree that has borers #773242

Hello! I noticed the other day that one of our oak trees has a lot of holes in the bark after inspecting it because there are a LOT of various woodpeckers partying there. I would like to save the tree if possible. What can I do to fend of the bugs? Thanks in advance! Rosmarie.