Indiana's oak trees tend to respond best to climate change, but other environmental factors are putting them at a disadvantage.
Farmland prices have risen 13 percent since last year, according to a Purdue University survey.
Homeland Security officials say in addition to having a family emergency preparedness plan, homeowners should take steps to protect their property as well.
A record $1 billion has been paid to Indiana farmers because of last year's drought, mostly because of a 40 percent drop in corn yields.
High corn prices and low supply caused by the 2012 drought have prompted some farmers in the Southeast to consider planting more corn.
A state climatologist says warm temperatures and day-long rains have helped the ground recover from last year's drought.
Scientists looked at how potential climate change scenarios could affect crop production, human health and the global economy, among other things.
The bug was recently found on the ISU campus, but university officials say they have a plan combat the ash borer.
Foresters say some tree species may never return the strength they had before the 2012 drought.
The dry weather ravaged feed supplies, sharply drove up corn and soybean prices and forced cattle producers to reduce their herds.