Marguerite Bolt is the hemp Extension specialist at Purdue University. In her new position, Marguerite serves as the point of contact for those interested in hemp production. She completed her master’s degree in May 2019 in Dr. John Couture’s lab. Her research interests include plant-insect interactions and chemical ecology of hemp. She is trying to identify which pests may become economically important and if certain hemp cultivars are better defended against insects. She holds a B.S. in Entomology from Michigan State University.