Upcoming Sound Horticulture Events:
November 20, 2019: Association of Applied IPM Ecologists Conference, Visalia, CA. Cannabis and Hemp: Biological Management of an Emerging Pest Complex. 1:30PM
January 11, 2020: Cannacon NW 2020, Tacoma, WA. Root & Cannabis & Green Peach Aphids, Oh My! Biology and Control of Aphids in Cannabis. 2:00-2:50PM
Previous Sound Horticulture Events:
March 1, 2018 9:30-4:00, CULTIVATING COMMERCIAL CANNABIS SUSTAINABLY, Center for Mindful Use 100 E. Maple St., Bellingham, WA 98225 Click here for links to the day's presentations
January 29-31, 2018, Utah Green Industry Conference and Trade Show, Alison Kutz presenting on Organics in Production
December 6, 2017: WSNLA Pro Series, Practical Solutions in Sustainable Landscape Management. Alison will be speaking on "Designing and Maintaining with Biological Integrity: Are You Serving the Demand?”
16650 WA-536, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Cost: $40 donation to WSIA, Free to members. (Space is limited. Please RSVP on the WSIA facebook page or call us at 360-656-6680 to secure your spot.)
March 30, 2017, WSU Mount Vernon NWREC,12 - 1pm. Alison is speaking with Dr. Bev Gerdemann for the Brown Bag Lunch Series. Biological Control - Principles and Practices: Use of biological control can be an effective method to suppress or control pests but understanding the basic tenets will determine success or failure. This presentation will cover the principles of biological control and provide tips on improving success.
February 22-26, 2017, Northwest Flower & Garden Show, Seattle, WA. We will be staffing the Fancy Fronds display garden with live green lacewings and information on beneficial insects in the home garden.
February 18, 2017, CannaCon, Seattle, WA
January 26-27, 2017, NW Green Industry Conference. Alison will be speaking on “Designing and Maintaining with Biological Integrity: are you serving the demand?”
November 11-13, 2016 Tilth Producers Conference, Wenatchee, WA. Come visit our booth, bring us your questions and quandaries!
September 23, 2016 Walla Walla Nursery, IGC
The Farwest Trade Show Aug. 25,26,27 2016 at the Portland Oregon Convention Center. Booths 16061-17062. Come with your pest control questions, peer at beneficial insect samples under the microscopes, and watch nematodes in action.
June 30, 2016, Kirkland WA. Biointensive Integrated Pest Management Workshop Bastyr University This will be the 4th year that Alison has taught this course. Open registration is available for non-registered students. A cram-packed day of biocontrol aimed at the Naturopathic and Permaculture communities, giving a practical applicator’s backdrop to what it takes in Ag to create healthy solutions.
Jan. 9-11, 2014, Washington State Nursery and Landscape Association (WSNLA)
in Tacoma, WA. Bring your pest management questions to our booth.
Group Events to help farmers/growers learn Agricultural Conservation Practices
Jan. 16, 2014 in Hailey, ID
Feb. 13, 2014 in Moses Lake, WA, Big Bend CC
Mar. 27, 2014 in The Dalles, OR
We will be on hand and assisting growers.
Organic Seed Alliance
Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2014 in Corvallis, OR
Come see our trade booth and bring your challenges with you.
Northwest Flower and Garden Show
Feb. 5-9, 2014 in Seattle, WA
Sound Horticulture will have a display in the WSNLA Plant Area. Come see our Praying Mantis!
Ohio Florists Association -Short Course
July 12-15, 2014 in Columbus, OH
Alison will be speaking twice on Biocontrols as well as assisting with the Association of Natural Biocontrol Producers Grower Solutions area. Come see Sound Horticulture in Columbus!
Farwest Trade Show
Aug. 21-23, 2014 in Portland OR
Come see our trade booth, #11047