Research proposal to retain soluble Nitrogen in pasture soils

RESEARCH PROPOSAL TO RETAIN NITROGEN IN PASTURE SOILS – Use of No-tillage to apply biochar into pasture root zones New Zealanders are waking up …  to the environmental costs & unintended consequences of intensive dairy farming practices, in particular intensively managed … Continue reading

Biochar Event – next Sunday, 3 May

An informal event to share experience and knowledge on making and using biochar. Share experiences and ideas with other biochar makers Learn ways to make biochar for home garden, farm or greenhouse Compare different biochar machines Practical Demonstrations No experience … Continue reading

New Biochar Journal article

Campfire Lessons: Breaking Down the Combustion Process to Understand Biochar Production By Mark R. Fuchs, M. Garcia-Perez, P. Small and G. Flora “Campfires were the first step in the evolution of slow pyrolysis reactors. Observing the play of the flames … 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

Auckland Biochar Gathering

Ngataringa Organic Garden Biochar Gathering Sunday 16 November, 3pm 27 Lake Road, Devonport, Auckland Cam Smith and the ABE team invite you to see biochar production and application to develop the use of biochar in the Auckland region. Socialise and exchange notes with other … Continue reading