Pigs, chickens, cows

Could NZ learn something from sustainable animal rearing in Vietnam? I suggest that it could after reading this article from Dr Paul Olivier… http://sea-biochar.blogspot.com/2014/09/new-biochar-related-article-from-paul.html Also related are articles coming from the new Biochar Journal and the Ithaka Institute… http://biochar-journal.org/en/livestock http://www.ithaka-journal.net/druckversionen/e032012-bc-poultry.pdf … Continue reading

Biochar as feed supplement

Opinion: Where is agriculture’s place in a low-carbon economy? One important focus area for biochar in NZ is water quality butting up against intensive dairy. Maybe this could be addressed in the future with more research on riparian margin biochar … Continue reading

Having Your Carbon & Eating it Too – October 13-16 at UMass Amherst

Erich Knight provides some great marketing for the upcoming USA biochar conference: “This article omits the concomitant benefits of biochars for soil Carbon sequestration, building soil biodiversity & nitrogen efficiency, in situ remediation of toxic agents, and how modern thermal … Continue reading