Carbonscape news

I missed this bit of news (so thanks Erich, for highlighting in a recent Biochar list post). http://www.3news.co.nz/business/microwaves-turn-wood-waste-to-high-value-carbon-2014110216 Carbonscape’s current business model is around ‘green-coke’ and they are collaborating Bluescope at Glenbrook steel mill near Waiuku. Lets hope that this work … 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

Mike Barton on N-capping

The following link has a 40min presentation from Mike Barton that is recommended viewing if you are interested in how nutrient capping may affect future agriculture activities in NZ. http://beeflambnz.com/news-events/News/2013/july/farming-with-nutrient-limits/ An important biochar related take from this presentation is how … Continue reading