Miscanthus & biochar in NZ

Miscanthus New Zealand widens its horizons

…“Another example is that nowhere else is Miscanthus the main feedstock for production of renewable diesel – something that is close to happening in New Zealand, using proven USA technology. To make things even better, one of the by-products of this process is biochar that is of activated-carbon quality.”

“New Zealand is also poised to commence evaluating the use of Miscanthus biochar to increase growth rate in cattle while at the same time potentially reducing their methane emissions” Brown concluded. The methane work is being carried out by the University of Tennessee…


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