South Dakota Agencies Ready if Emerald Ash Borer is Found

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release: April 29, 2016

Media Contact: Jody Heemstra, 605.773.4073

AUDIO AVAILABLE-SD Ag Chat

Topic: South Dakota Agencies Ready if Emerald Ash Borer is Found

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Emerald ash borer was accidently introduced from East Asia into the Detroit, Michigan, area sometime during the 1990s. Since that time, it has killed ash trees in 25 states and two Canadian provinces. While the insect hasn't been found in South Dakota yet, In this SD Ag Chat, hear from one state official who says response crews are ready to act if and when it is found.

Audio can be downloaded from the SD Ag Chat website.

***SD Ag Chat programs are now also available for download from iTunes and Google Play Music.

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release: April 29, 2016

Media Contact: Jody Heemstra, 605.773.4073

AUDIO AVAILABLE-SD Ag Chat

Topic: South Dakota Agencies Ready if Emerald Ash Borer is Found

Story runs 2:49.

Emerald ash borer was accidently introduced from East Asia into the Detroit, Michigan, area sometime during the 1990s. Since that time, it has killed ash trees in 25 states and two Canadian provinces. While the insect hasn't been found in South Dakota yet, In this SD Ag Chat, hear from one state official who says response crews are ready to act if and when it is found.

Audio can be downloaded from the SD Ag Chat website.

***SD Ag Chat programs are now also available for download from iTunes and Google Play Music.

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Emerald ash borer in the USA 2015-16ongoing2016-02-26
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