http://www.bio-charfest.org/index.html “Bio-char Fest is in it’s second year after a successful launch last year at the Mullumbimby community Gardens Living Earth Festival where over 6000 people attended the day. This year the event aims to link the Bio-char, Carbon Farming … Continue reading
Rocket scientist, Paul Taylor makes a case for biochar industry in Australia (ABC radio, 11Mar14, 13min).
Dr Paul Taylor has visited NZ from Oz in the cause of biochar. Similar voices to his are currently missing from agriculture and environmental discourse in NZ. He has sensible things to say in this ABC radio interview. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-11/biochar-revolutionary/5313028 Paul … Continue reading
Thanks to Barry Batchelor for identifying this story on research under way by the South Australia No-Till Farmers Association. Note the much lower application rates that may better reflect the economics of biochar utilisation in broad acre applications. http://www.theland.com.au/news/agriculture/cropping/general-news/biochar-creates-options/2663817.aspx?storypage=0 … Continue reading