Technologies to treat animal manure are rapidly gaining more traction as producers search for ways to minimize environmental impact and maintain a profitable operation. In the conclusion of this 2-part webcast, the focus continues on a thermal technology, pyrolysis, and the resulting biochar. Biochar impacts on soil carbon and fertility is discussed as well as how biochar as a soil amendment affects microbial life within the soil. This presentation was originally broadcast on August 21, 2015. More… | Related: View the recordings for Part 1 (history, manufacture, and characteristics).
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Using Biochars to Improve Soil C Sequestration and Fertility Characteristics
Transport of bacteria through biochar-amended soils
Biochar: Black is the New Green
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