Diagnostic Labs


The following facilities offer diagnostic services to the community:

  • Insect Diagnostic Lab: Provides identification of insects and insect damage. Primary services are available for Wisconsin citizens and commercial businesses.
  • Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic: Provides assistance in identification and control of plant diseases. Services include tests for bacterial, fungal and viral plant pathogens. Also available from the clinic are a wide range of educational materials and publications.
  • Soil Testing Lab: Located in Madison and Marshfield, Wis. Services include soil and plant analysis, ICP mass spectrometry, forage analysis and waste analysis. Gardeners to greenhouse managers, farmers to water treatment facilities, are among the many customers of these labs.
  • Turfgrass Diagnostic Lab: Provides diagnostic information and management recommendations for all turf health issues concerning both commercial turfgrass managers and homeowners.