Biochar at BANZ – Hamilton, 17Nov

Dr. John McDonald-Wharry will be speaking on biochar at the next Bioenergy Association conference on the 17 November 2015 at Waikato University. http://www.bioenergy.org.nz/event/advances-biofuel-market-opportunities Biochar is well integrated into the Bioenergy Australian.  It is good to see some recognition and profiling … Continue reading

Hans-Peter in Nepal

Stunning results and always good science coming from Hans-Peter’s work. It may not represent NZ industrial agriculture but there is a lot to learn from this short video. http://sea-biochar.blogspot.my/2015/10/farm-scale-biochar-production-biochar.html Hans-Peter summarizes his recent work in Nepal which covers simple biochar … Continue reading

Being Frank about biochar in Tasmania

Frank is based in the more attractive and stimulating part of Eastern NZ. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-12/tas-country-hour-8-may-2015/6461028 He’s becoming the ‘go-to’ guy on TFOD among many other things. We need to clone him for NZ… things would be happening a lot faster. He’s … 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