Seasonal updates and advice
- MSU Extension News – Plant and pest management advice for Christmas trees.
- Enviro-weather – Weather data for making IPM and other management decisions
- Degree day information for insect pest management with state maps showing typical dates of degree day accumulation. Growing degree day base-50 maps of average accumulation.
- MSU Extension’s Drought Resources
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- Christmas Tree Pest Manual – Insects, diseases or other problems of conifer trees, as well as other tree-feeding insects and tree diseases
- Identifying natural enemies
- MSU Forest Biomass Innovation Center – Online classroom as well as information on the research conducted at this Experiment Station.
- MSU Forestry Department.
- MSU Extension Bookstore at shop.msu.edu
- AgBioResearch - our partner in MSU research
Quick links to Michigan Department of Agriculture
- Christmas tree inspection and certification.
- Pesticide applicator certification and pesticide laws/regulations.
- Nursery licensing and inspection.
Contacts at MSU Extension
- Jill O'Donnell (firstname.lastname@example.org), statewide Christmas tree educator
- Erin Lizotte (email@example.com), integrated pest management educator