MSU Extension’s programming for Christmas tree growers utilizes field educators, campus-based specialists and researchers to provide educational programming.

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  • White blisters on current year’s needles

    Identifying spruce needle rust

    Published on August 6, 2019

    Spruce needle rust is easily identified by pale, whitish-to-orange blisters that appear on infected needles in the summer.

  • Austrian pine along the roadside with Dothistroma needle blight. Photo: Jill O'Donnell, MSU Extension.

    Why are my pine trees turning brown?

    Published on May 17, 2019

    Knowing which species of pine you have and the time of year you first see symptoms can help you identify the problem.

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Nursery & Christmas Trees

MSU Extension’s programming for the nursery and Christmas tree industries utilizes field educators, campus-based specialists and researchers to provide educational programming.

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