Caroline Hooks is the integrated pest management coordinator intern at Abby Farms. She comes to the farm with a bachelor’s degree in horticultural science from West Virginia University and IPM experience from Walt Disney World and Phipps Conservatory. She aims to develop a multitactical IPM strategy, targeting persistent pests. She loves biological pest controls and wishes to increase beneficial populations by using the least toxic control methods and conservational techniques. Her goal is to improve plant health while reducing pesticide use and environmental impact.
Integrated Pest Manager Director