New paper on biochar nutrient & pollution management

Biochar suppresses N2O emissions while maintaining N availability in a sandy loam soil Sean D.C. Casea, b, Niall P. McNamaraa, David S. Reayb, Andy W. Stotta, Helen K. Granta, Jeanette Whitakera, , a Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster Environment Centre, Library Avenue, Bailrigg, LA1 … Continue reading

Biochar Journal – new articles

Since my first post on the Biochar Journal, highlighting Kathleen Draper’s Biochar Paper article, there have been 3 new articles… all great reading, How Biochar Works in Soil by Kelpie Wilson Hypotheses of biochar’s role in the development of fertile … Continue reading

Biochar’s potential in horticulture – new study

New study out of Canada… https://www.soils.org/discover-soils/story/study-highlights-biochars-potential-horticulture “Read the full study: https://www.soils.org/publications/vzj/articles/0/0/vzj2014.06.0074. The paper will be open access for 30 days from the date of this news story.” … Continue reading

Rotorua lakes symposium

I’ve sent an inquiry to the biochar list regarding using lake weed as a biomass source for biochar production and nutrient management. Will keep you posted on feedback. From the Royal Society newsletter… Lakes Symposium, 12-13 March, Rotorua “LakesWater Quality … Continue reading

Biochar training course + conference, Nanjing

“Following the success of the first and the second Biochar Training Course, The Biochar and Green Agriculture Center of Nanjing Agriculture University in collaboration with the University of Newcastle and University of NSW of Australia is announcing a third course to be held … Continue reading

Sydney biochar workshop

Plenty of high profile international biochar brainpower at the lectern for this workshop on the 10 December. The program looks interesting. http://www.conferenceonline.com/conference_invitation.cfm?id=20471&key=C70C0959-D5DB-4456-839F-8EB215CF5E18 “Leading experts from Australia, Israel, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Thailand, UK and USA will discuss biochar applications in … Continue reading