Category: Disease & Pests

Fall Webworm

When you see the silk bags in your trees near the end of summer, that is the result of the fall webworm. These little pests

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Bagworms are a common juniper, arborvitae, and spruce pest in our area, but can also be found on a wide variety of deciduous plants. Bagworms are

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Eastern Tent Caterpillar

Spring has sprung and this year’s pests are active and feasting on your trees, enter the eastern tent caterpillar. The eastern tent caterpillar is a

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Most people know about carpenter ants and carpenter bees, but how many have heard of a carpenterworm? We have had several cases of carpenterworms affecting

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Rhizosphaera Needle Cast

Spruce are beautiful landscape trees, but unfortunately for growers in Kansas, they are susceptible to several pathogens including Rhizosphaera needle cast. Rhizosphaera needle cast is

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Dutch Elm Disease

The American elm, Ulmus americana, is a beautiful, long-lived, and fast-growing tree, however, its popularity and population have decreased since the introduction of Dutch elm

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Cedar-Apple Rust

What is that orange ball on your cedar tree, or those red spots on your apple or pear tree? It is cedar-apple rust or some other

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Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an invasive insect that is devastating ash trees across the Midwest. This devastating insect has been found in Atchison, Doniphan,

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