Iowa State University Extension tree expert to be featured at July 25 meeting in Northwood

Published 8:00 pm Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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The Worth County Extension Service is planning to host a Selection, Planting and Tree Care meeting at 6 p.m. July 25 at the Worth County Fairgrounds at 1206 Third Ave. N. in Northwood.

Featured speakers include Billy Beck, Iowa State University Extension woodland management specialist, who will discuss tree selection, tree planting and placement in the landscape, healthy tree care practices, successful windbreak establishments and control of emerald ash borer.

Beck will be joined by Dennis Johnson, Worth County Extension education specialist, who will lead a discussion and demonstration on treatment and control of emerald ash borer.

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There will be two local tree care professionals on hand providing a first hand look at treatment strategies for controlling emerald ash borer.

There is no charge for the meeting and a free grilled hamburger meal will be served at the conclusion of the program. All those from northern Iowa and southern Minnesota are welcome to attend.

Those wanting more information about the meeting are asked to call Johnson at 641-324-1531 or email him at at the Worth County Extension Office in Northwood.