Land
Emerald ash borer
With the emerald ash borer now in season again, a Purdue Extension mobile app can assist homeowners and community leaders in identifying and treating infested trees.
EAB damage to ash tree
If you're walking in the woods or maybe even traveling along a road this spring in Indiana, you may come across some trees that have discolored bark and holes in the bark. Lenny Farlee, Hardwood Ecosystem Extension Specialist, shares what is causing this on ash trees, along with resources.
Trees in forest
Tree disease and insect outbreaks are a lot like fires and floods - they make the news headlines and can lead to some anxiety on the part of landowners. There are times when we should consider harvesting trees before they are destroyed by a pest and other times it is not necessary. Seek an expert before harvesting your trees.
Tree topping damage
If a bad haircut was fatal, you would be very choosy about your hairstyle. However, each year hundreds of homeowners have their trees pruned by topping; a horticultural "bad haircut" that shortens the life of the tree and leads to greater expense later.