Brownfields and Urban Gardening Seminar 2011

January 10-11, 2011
Rathbone 1052, 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.

Printable Agenda

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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

Seminar Resources/Materials

To access presentation materials, please contact, please contact Ellen Stauffer at or  Continuing Education at 785-532-5575, 1-800-622-2KSU (2578),