About Shale Peak
Shale Peak Horticulture was created by Bob Starnes, who has decades of experience in agriculture. In addition to being CEO of Shale Peak, he runs a large grow himself and is a former Senior Superintendent at UC Davis Department of Entomology and Plant Sciences. But, honestly, he's just a dude who wants to help people grow the best plants they can.
And thus Shale Peak was born. We aim to provide services specifically geared for outdoor and indoor cultivators. Our customers receive customized programs and guidance through the entire crop cycle to ensure higher quality yields.
Shale Peak helps diagnose and treat existing pest populations and implement preventative plans. Should an outbreak occur, we offer rapid response treatments to effectively combat them and protect yields while minimizing the use of sprays and relying more on beneficial insects.
By maintaining a standing army of beneficial bugs, pest populations are constrained held below targeted economic injury levels. The majority of the beneficial insects sold by Shale Peak Horticulture are predatory mites, parasitic wasps, and other predatory bugs with years of proven success.