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Working dogs help MN Dept. of Agriculture detect Emerald Ash Borer

People have been relying on dogs’ keen sense of smell for thousands of years, for tasks ranging from helping hunters find prey to sniffing out explosives. Thanks to a Minnesota Department of Agriculture program initiated last spring, man’s best friend can add another skill to its repertoire: detecting infestations of Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive pest wreaking destruction on the state’s forests.

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