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Synergisms between Compost and Biochar for Sustainable Soil Amelioration

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Midwest Manure Summit set for Feb. 26-27 - Wisfarmer

Midwest Manure Summit set for Feb. 26-27 - Wisfarmer | BioChar | Scoop.it
Midwest Manure Summit set for Feb. 26-27
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Then Keri Cantrell of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's agricultural research service will describe the use of biochar made from dairy manure as a phosphorus fertilizer.
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Philippine Biochar Conference, 17-18 April 2013

The Philippine Biochar Association have presented to IBI, a concept paper for their biochar conference plans in Quezon City in April this year.
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ACES puts forest health in the spotlight - Aspen Times

ACES puts forest health in the spotlight
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Biochar is wood that has been pyrolyzed, or burned, in the absence of oxygen.
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SOIL NEWS WEEKLY – 01.12.2013 | permafornia

SOIL NEWS WEEKLY – 01.12.2013 | permafornia | BioChar | Scoop.it
Fungi Feeding on Biochar. Source: Hawaii Biochar. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE. Usually the activities of soil organisms happen beneath our feet and beyond our ability to see. I was lucky enough the other week to capture ...
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Personnel movements: Deloitte, ITF, Larus Energy - Gas Today

Personnel movements: Deloitte, ITF, Larus Energy - Gas Today | BioChar | Scoop.it
Personnel movements: Deloitte, ITF, Larus Energy
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Dr Hewson is currently working alongside local financial interests and banks in bidding to build a 500 megawatt gas-fired power plant and a biochar project in PNG.
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Chicken poo research helping poultry go green - FOOD Magazine - Australia

Chicken poo research helping poultry go green - FOOD Magazine - Australia | BioChar | Scoop.it
Chicken poo research helping poultry go green FOOD Magazine - Australia Prasai's been looking at feed additives such as biochar, zeolite and benetenoite to trap ammonia and phosphorus as well as litter additives, smart composting and high quality...
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Energies | Free Full-Text | A Comparison of Producer Gas, Biochar ...

Energies | Free Full-Text | A Comparison of Producer Gas, Biochar ... | BioChar | Scoop.it
Energies, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal.
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Biochar – Putting Carbon Underground | UBC Faculty of Forestry

TerreWEB students explore the method of using biochar to store carbon underground.
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Researchers hope to impact farms in Nicaragua - Iowa State Daily

Researchers hope to impact farms in Nicaragua - Iowa State Daily | BioChar | Scoop.it
Researchers hope to impact farms in NicaraguaIowa State daily pyrolysis is a process that rapidly heats biomass to extreme temperatures in the absence of oxygen to produce a number of products, including bio-oil and biochar.
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Video: Biochar could be answer for improving impaired soils ...

Video: Biochar could be answer for improving impaired soils ... | BioChar | Scoop.it
Biochar currently is used only in horticulture, but an increase in manufacturing facilities and economies of scale could make it more practical for row crops.
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ISU researchers explore the effects of biochar on downstream ecosystems - Iowa State Daily

ISU researchers explore the effects of biochar on downstream ecosystems - Iowa State Daily | BioChar | Scoop.it
ISU researchers explore the effects of biochar on downstream ecosystems Iowa State Daily Biochar is not restricted to one type but has different characteristics and properties reflected by a number of variables that take place during the production...
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Will Olives grow better in Northern NSW ? Biochar Project

Will Olives grow better in Northern NSW ? Biochar Project | BioChar | Scoop.it
Olives are a ancient and useful tree. They can live over 1000 years and they have many different offerings for our culinary palate. From Olives oil to Olives leaf extract this amazing tree really likes to provide for mankind.
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Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves - Cambodia conference

I note that Dr TLUD (Paul Anderson) will be attending the following conference in Cambodia, 18-22 March so biochar will be a focus of attention at this conference..."We invite you to the Clean Cooking Forum 2013: Igniting Change, Fueling Markets &...
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Jiggi project at forefront of biochar revolution - Northern Rivers Echo

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Jiggi project at forefront of biochar revolution
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A BAMBOO plantation at Jiggi is the home of an experimental biochar kiln, the brainchild of soil carbon advocates Dr Paul Taylor and Prof Stephen Joseph.
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Biochar Bash at Biochar Industries Australia day weekend

Biochar Bash at Biochar Industries Australia day weekend | BioChar | Scoop.it
Biochar Bash is on again folks. This time there is much more to do and see.Biochar Bash 2013Australia Day Weekend of the 26th – 27th January.WHERE:Biochar Industries Kunghur Camping on the Hill of Abundance.WHAT TO BRING:Camping equipment, all...
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Registration Now Open for the Midwest Manure Summit - National Hog Farmer

Registration Now Open for the Midwest Manure Summit National Hog Farmer Main topics include best management practices for reducing odor and emissions on Midwest dairies, dairy manure biochar as a phosphorus fertilizer, digester myths and...
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Lessons From the End of the World - Mother Earth News

Lessons From the End of the World - Mother Earth News | BioChar | Scoop.it
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Make Biochar — This Ancient Technique Will Improve Your Soil. You can increase your garden soils fertility by adding biochar. This soil-enhancing ingredient has ...
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How to play with poo and punish wayward bankers - Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

How to play with poo and punish wayward bankers - Clarence Valley Daily Examiner | BioChar | Scoop.it
How to play with poo and punish wayward bankers
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner
Using additives such as biochar, zeolite and benetenoite, they hope to trap some of the more harmful byproducts of chicken poo.
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University's green chickens produce carbon-smart poo - Gladstone Observer

University's green chickens produce carbon-smart poo - Gladstone Observer | BioChar | Scoop.it
University's green chickens produce carbon-smart poo Gladstone Observer "The birds feeding on feed additives such as biochar are considered 'double green', on the premise that these additives minimise loss of ammonia and ammonium from poultry...
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UMass Permaculture Biochar

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Permaculture Summer 2012 Committee prepares biochar for the Franklin DC Garden. Featuring Nathan, Nora ...youtube.com
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Biochar: a brief history and developing future - Mongabay.com

Biochar: a brief history and developing future - Mongabay.com | BioChar | Scoop.it
Biochar: a brief history and developing future Mongabay.com Biochar - charcoal produced from pyrolysis of biomass - has received tremendous attention and support in recent years, and championed as one of the potentially most useful techniques for...
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Wonderful stuff. I use it in my wicking beds.

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Cost-effective ways to slow climate change - StarPhoenix

Cost-effective ways to slow climate change - StarPhoenix | BioChar | Scoop.it
Cost-effective ways to slow climate change Star Phoenix Farmers can achieve this by using practices like conservation tillage, composting, incorporating biochar, preventing erosion, cover cropping and crop rotations.
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Biochar Blanket Means Business « Environmental News Bits

Biochar Blanket Means Business « Environmental News Bits | BioChar | Scoop.it
Read the project summary at Research.gov. Most forest harvesting leaves behind significant amounts of woody debris, posing forest health risks and increased fuel for forest fires. Typically, this woody biomass is piled up and ...
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