Do you need help with a plant problem?

Services provided by the Schutter Diagnostic Lab include diagnosis of plant diseases, insect damage, and environmental plant problems, as well as visual assessment of herbicide injury to plants. We also provide identification services for plants, insects, and mushrooms and give management recommendations when needed.

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Services and Fees

We charge fees for out-of-state samples and select services.

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Sample Submission

Instructions and tips for sending a sample to our lab. 

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Digital Diagnosis

Try our new app to submit digital images for diagnosis.

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Submission Forms

Fill out one of these forms to include with your sample. 

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Diagnostic News

To keep informed about trends and current issues in Montana agriculture and urban environments see the links below. You can also sign up to receive these alerts by text and/or email.

MSU Ag Alerts

MSU Urban IPM Alerts