Rachel graduated from Iowa State University, with a B.S. degree in Biology and Psychology. While attending school, Rachel worked at Reiman Gardens where she learned about IPM and insects from around the world. After finishing college, Rachel moved to California where she took an Entomology position at Driscoll’s Research Ranch in Watsonville. Soon afterwards, she moved to Napa and took a harvest internship at Treasure Wine Estates in Grower Relations. When the internship ended, Rachel continued to Ehler’s Estate, where she assisted the viticulturist with vector species populations in correlation to disease instances.
Rachel joined Crop Care in 2017.