For most surveys, our survey specialists will collect samples from your field for you, following standard field sampling protocols, and will transport samples on ice directly to our laboratory for diagnosis. Please do not submit samples without checking with the Plant Industry Laboratory:
We will send final test results directly to you. We also share statewide general summaries with the public through this website, industry newsletters, the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin and staff presentations at grower meetings.
Our surveys are for monitoring purposes, rather than diagnosing pest problems an individual grower may experience. The University of Wisconsin-Extension provides diagnostic services to the public, such as homeowners, farmers and the green industry. Your local County Extension agent is also an excellent resource.
UW-Extension Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic
UW-Extension Insect Diagnostic Laboratory
Find your local UW-Extension agent
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