Tad Hussey is the owner of KIS Organics (www.kisorganics.com). He received his BA from the University of Washington in 2000 and his Masters from Macquarie University in Australia in 2005. Tad manages the research and microscope testing for the company. Tad has given talks for the Western Regional Rhododendron Society, Seattle Rose Society, Seattle Garden Club, Organic Farmers in Kauai, Sustainability Conferences, Cannacon, and teaches regular classes at KIS Farm (www.kisfarm.com). He also consults with various 502 businesses locally. He is the co-founder of www.logicalgardener.org, a free, science-based horticulture forum and has formulated soils, nutrients, and other products for the company over the past decade.
Tad specializes in soil analysis from both a nutrient and biological perspective. He has helped many farmers in evaluating the quality of their soil and amending it properly for optimal plant health and yield.
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Jaya Palmer is a controlled environment agriculture consultant with an impressive applied knowledge of entomology and microbiology. From managing an organic market farm growing over 100 varieties of vegetables, to founding an urban organic mushroom farm, he is at home in an industry that moves as fast as he does. Jaya believes we can realize the genetic potential of plants using organic methods from the world of commercial horticulture combined with cutting edge technology and biology.
Jaya has helped many growers in establishing an organic IPM strategy, structuring their work flows and room design, lighting, irrigation, and much more.
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