6000 Urban Gardening: Assessing Soils for Contamination | UGA Cooperative Extension

Urban gardeners and farmers may have concerns about potentially harmful contaminants in their soils. By determining the historical use of the land, one can test for soil contamination associated with prior use. This publication outlines appropriate testing procedures for soil contamination and recommends best gardening practices for working in urban soils.


Status and Revision History
Published on Feb 07, 2016

Faculty
Susan M. Varlamoff Director, Dean and Directors Office Leticia S Sonon Ph.D Director, Agricultural & Environmental Services Lab (AESL) Ellen M. Bauske Senior Public Service Associate, Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture (GCUA) Jason Lessl Program Coordinator, Agricultural & Environmental Services Lab (AESL)
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