Whether you work as a consultant, agronomist, landscaper or co-op, people ask questions about all kinds of things . We all have the sensation from time to time of something biting us. Sometimes you look down and see a critter sometimes there seems to be nothing there. What about when you wake up and find bites all over you and you wonder who did that? Have you ever had a person that believed they were infested with some type of bug or worm and were looking to you for help?
The first question is – are their visible bites? This is a starting point. In Wisconsin most of the things that bite will be active during the late spring to early fall. It is very difficult to diagnose the cause of the bite without looking at the history and circumstances surrounding the problem. Were has the person been in the last 48 hr? Where are the bites located and how long have they had them? Do they have pests?