Biochar’s potential in horticulture – new study

New study out of Canada… https://www.soils.org/discover-soils/story/study-highlights-biochars-potential-horticulture “Read the full study: https://www.soils.org/publications/vzj/articles/0/0/vzj2014.06.0074. The paper will be open access for 30 days from the date of this news story.” … Continue reading

Sydney biochar workshop

Plenty of high profile international biochar brainpower at the lectern for this workshop on the 10 December. The program looks interesting. http://www.conferenceonline.com/conference_invitation.cfm?id=20471&key=C70C0959-D5DB-4456-839F-8EB215CF5E18 “Leading experts from Australia, Israel, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Thailand, UK and USA will discuss biochar applications in … 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

Missed MPI funding opportunity?

The Sustainable Land Management and Climate Change (SLMACC) research programme… http://www.mpi.govt.nz/environment-natural-resources/funding-programmes/slmacc-research-programme Theme 2: Mitigation of agricultural and forestry greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions Theme 2 specifically lists biochar and soil carbon as appropriate research themes. I have an inquiry placed with … Continue reading