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Crop Protection Laboratory

Diagnose Pest Problems

The Crop Protection Lab provides diagnostic services to help growers identify and deal with pests that affect production.

We offer diagnostic services in the areas of: plant health, insects, weed control and herbicide resistance screening.

How to Submit Samples

The Lab is open year-round to diagnose problems and recommend solutions using up-to-date technology and expertise. Please submit samples by mail, courier or in person. A complete Crop Protection Diagnostic Lab Form is required with every sample.


Download the current Crop Protection Lab fee chart

Honeybee pest diagnostics fees:

  • Tracheal mite - $15
  • Varroa mite - $5
  • Nosema disease - $10
  • Combined test for all three pests - $25

The Guidelines for Submitting Samples page will help you with some tips on how to collect, package and submit specimens.

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