Royal Society – freshwater quality

The demise of New Zealand’s freshwaters: politics and science “Dr Mike Joy gives the 2014 Charles Fleming Lecture for the Royal Society of New Zealand as the 2013 recipient of the Charles Fleming Award for Environmental Achievement” The demise of … Continue reading

Auckland University biochar publication

I’ve just discovered this new publication which is listed here… http://www.publish.csiro.au/view/journals/dsp_journal_crossref_cites.cfm?nid=84&f=SR10004 Chapter 25 – Advances and Innovations in Biochar Production and Utilization for Improving Environmental Quality Charles Hyland Ajit K. Sarmah Abstract Biochar is a contextually defined charcoal specifically for application to … 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