Apple Identifications

I know this is almost an impossible question to answer, but I have an individual asking to have three apples to be identified from his home orchard. He has everything else labeled and would like to label his three mystery trees in his orchard. These are grown in Grand Marsh (Adams Co.) and currently do […]

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Corn Problems

I am looking for second opinions on these corn samples, they are from a field in sand ground near Lyndon Station, WI. The individual said the field was planted around May 15th and supposedly came up within the typically time frame for corn emergence. The individual did not know the type of seed used (nor […]

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Dying Blue Spruce

Had an individual bring in a sample and pictures today of his blue spruce that is dying from the top down. He is in sandy soil (Wisconsin Dells) with clay below the sand. Tree is around 3 years old and about 5 feet tall. Has not used chemical near the tree, nor have they soil […]

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Grapevines Having Issues

Individual came in with questions regarding grapevines. Have had this issue (or seems to be similar issue) as last year. Looking for help identifying and determining how to control/manage this issue. The individual has supplied information on what they have done this year for the growing process. They plan to plant another 1000 plants this […]

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Tiny Apples

An individual came in with two different types of apples that he grows in his yard. Macintosh (large apple) and what he believes to be a Jonathan (tiny apple). Wanting to know what is wrong with the Jonathan apples. He has not done any soil sampling, fertilizing, or spraying. Both tree’s are over 13 years […]

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Prickly Ash or Black Locust?

Had an individual email pictures of a bush with thorns and wants to identify and find a control option. Found in their woods in Adams County. Looking for help confirming species and for a control option. They have counted 13 +/- leaflets on one branch. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

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Three Plant Identifications

We had an individual come in to our office with three different samples for plant identification from their front yard in Juneau County. The front yard is native prairie and is around 17 years old. Having difficulty in determining what each plant is and would appreciate any help. Thank you!           […]

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Powder Post Beetles?

Have an individual wanting to know if he has powder post beetles in his log cabin home. Says he has noticed this problem for a few years and seems to be getting worse rather than better. Picture below is of their walls in their home. Pictures show what looks to be frass coming out of […]

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