The U of I Extension Office in Taylorville has partnered with Master Gardeners of Christian County to host an event to inform citizens of Oak Wilt, which is a disease caused by a fungus that can create issues for the root systems of oak trees.
U of I Horticulture Educator, Andrew Holsinger, says that “pruning” your trees is a good way to not only make them look better, but a reminder to check on the health of the tree as well.
Holsinger also mentioned that the event is free, so citizens should come out to the Extension Office and learn how to combat these fungal issues.
For more information on this upcoming presentation you can call the U of I Extension Office at 287-7246. Holsinger appeared as a guest on the Newstalk WTIM Morning Show.