Moriah LaChapell is a Licensed Pesticide Consultant specializing in biological control of insects and biorational pesticides. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Western Oregon University and a Professional Viticulture Certificate from Washington State University. She has a background in ornamental horticulture, greenhouse production and viticulture. She was previously employed at Fisher Farms as the Plant Health Manager. Most of her work at Fisher Farms involved scouting ornamental plants and releasing beneficial insects to reduce insecticide applications.
She is passionate about collaborating with growers to produce long-term solutions for pests and plant pathogens. After her presentation, Moriah will be on hand in the store to answer any additional questions you may have about IPM.