Plants Plus Special Edition: Pollinators in Action

One in the Plants Plus Series – a remix of new and past training presentations, printed materials and other references focused on specific plants or topics to help you increase your knowledge so you can better answer homeowner questions. To get 2 hours of continuing education credit complete the two hands-on activities and fill out a brief form! This Plants Plus package focuses on pollinators in action and citizen science.

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Plants Plus: Organic Gardening Techniques

One in the Plants Plus Series – a remix of new and past training presentations, printed materials and other references focused on specific plants or topics to help you increase your knowledge so you can better answer homeowner questions. To get 2 hours of continuing education credit for watching the video presentation and reading the articles, just complete the short quiz! This Plants Plus package focuses on organic gardening techniques.

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Twospotted Spider Mite, Tetranychus urticae

From apples to zucchini – no matter what types of plants you grow – it’s likely something spider mites will attack. The most common spider mite, the twospotted spider mite (Tetranychus urticae), is a general feeder that attacks a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, and ornamentals. Learn about this the biology of this tiny pest, the type of damage it causes and how to manage it in this article…

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Summer insects

Insects abound in the warm summer months, with many types — such as butterflies, dragonflies and bees — that most people enjoy and appreciate, but also some not-so-nice ones that can damage our ornamental and vegetable plants. Here’s a lineup of some pest suspects which includes one that just seems like a pest because it can be so numerous, but it doesn’t hurt plants. Read more about these six insects in these archived articles:

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Invasives and MG Plant Sales

With a few exceptions, Wis. Adm. Code ch. NR 40 prevents the sale, transport, and introduction of regulated species into the state of Wisconsin. Through partnerships with businesses, landowners, state agencies, and the public we successfully implemented NR 40 as a standard for classifying invasive species.

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Price County MGV’s Educate with Community Growing Center

What a delight to live and work in Price County, the 5th largest county in the state’s 72 counties. The county is known for its spectacular natural beauty, including vast areas of national, state and county forestland, and 18,000 acres of water. Price County is the home to 14,159 people scattered throughout the area in […]

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