Royal Society report mentions biochar

I’ve posted before on Royal Society discussion on biochar (try a search on ‘royal society’). I missed this important report [linked here] when it was released last year.¬† A search on ‘biochar’ in the report pulls some results. Here are … Continue reading

Rethink needed on cutting agricultural emissions

This press release should be of interest to NZ biochar community. Our response in NZ seems quite narrow – we have sunk a lot of effort into NZAGRC but maybe stopped looking at other ideas. Why not broaden the picture… … Continue reading

Biochar captures N & P in dairy wastewater

Biochar can be used to capture essential nutrients from dairy wastewater and improve soil physico-chemical properties Abstract. “Recently, the potential for biochar use to recapture excess nutrients from dairy wastewater has been a focus of a growing number of studies. … Continue reading

Must-see IBI webinar

2015-10-27 18.04 IBI Webinar Series with Dr. Stephen Joseph_ Making biochar commercially viable for horticulture and animal feed If you are looking into commercial biochar production or applications, then I think this latest webinar is well worth the investment in … Continue reading

Biochar & nutrient transport

¬†This looks relevant to biochar nutrient management in NZ pastoral farming. No access so can’t be sure that the nutrient focus includes N. Nutrient Transport in Soils Amended with Biochar: A transient model with two stationary phases and intraparticle diffusion … Continue reading