Kim Gallagher Horton
Kim Gallagher Horton has a B.S. degree in Entomology and Nematology from the University of Florida, Gainesville. She has more than 15 years of experience working with the mass rearing of beneficial insects and mites. In 2003, she relocated to the San Joaquin Valley in southern California to mass rear predatory mites and beneficial insects for field crops. She currently works for Biobest USA, Inc., at its production facility in the San Joaquin Valley of California as a technical advisor and the production manager. Her focus has been developing sustainable programs for controlling spider mites and mealybugs in vineyards, orchards, and foliage plants.