Stinkhorns are mushrooms that can appear in mulch, lawns, and areas with bare soil. Stinkhorns do not cause plant disease, and can be beneficial, as described in this factsheet.

Forsythia, Forsythia spp.

As one of the first shrubs to flower, the showy yellow flowers of forsythia are the ultimate symbol of spring in many places. Learn more about forsythia in this article…

Rabbit Ecology and Damage Management

This publication describes the lives, habits, and habitat of the eastern cottontail rabbit and snowshoe hare, both natives of Wisconsin. Plant damage and management are described.

Root-Knot Nematode

Root-knot nematodes are small, soilborne, worm-like organisms that infect many agricultural and horticultural plants. This publication describes the symptoms, and management of root-knot nematodes in Wisconsin.

Foliar Nematodes

Foliar nematodes are microscopic worm-like organisms that live in and on leaves (and other above-ground plants parts). Learn what to look for and how to manage foliar nematodes in this factsheet.

May/June Beetles

May/June beetles or “Junebugs” are native insects common throughout Wisconsin often be seen near lights on early summer evenings. Learn about these large beetles and their larva in the soil in this factsheet.

Thousand Cankers Disease

Though not yet found in Wisconsin, Thousand Cankers disease (TCD) is a serious, potentially fatal disease of black walnut, a native tree. Learn what to watch for here.

Rose Rust

Rose rust is a common fungal disease which affects affects many varieties of rose, with some varieties and hybrids more prone to the disease. Learn to identify and manage this disease in this factsheet.

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