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Kansas State University


This seminar, Brownfields and Urban Gardening, is intended for extension agents, community leaders, regulators, educators, and gardeners, as well as students and faculty in engineering, horticulture, agronomy, food science, and NRES (natural resources and environmental sciences). The seminar will focus on potential contaminants present in brownfields soils, the sampling and chemical analysis of those soils, bioavailability of contaminants, status of the regulatory environment regarding contaminant levels in food crops, best management practices to safely garden on brownfields, and information on available resources.

We gratefully acknowledge our sponsors:

Gold Sponsor

  • International Phytotechnology Society

Silver Sponsor

  • Consortium for Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability (CESAS)

In Kind Sponsors

  • Cafe Q, Kansas State University
  • Center for Hazardous Substance Research, Kansas State University
  • Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University
  • Department of Horticulture, Forestry & Recreational Resources
  • Kansas City Center for Urban Agriculture