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Biochar and soil carbon sinks encourage ‘soil-first’ farming

Oct 28th, 2013 by YREA | Comments Off

DON GRAVES Where is the best place to store carbon? Is it in the air, oceans, trees or soils? Where is the most effective place to store water for crops? Is it in man-made irrigation dams or where it falls, in soils? Despite environmental restrictions on urban fire emissions from domestic fires, many orchardists regularly [...]

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Biochar in Soils Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Oct 10th, 2013 by YREA | Comments Off

Once again, research has shown that biochar can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by changing the activiy of the microorganisms in the soil. For a full report please see:   http://www.nanowerk.com/news2/green/newsid=32610.php

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Biochar: A solution to climate change, soil fertility and energy production

Sep 30th, 2013 by YREA | Comments Off

By: Gavin Portwood | September 26, 2013 |  Courtesy of Ben Discoe/Picasa Biochar has made waves in academic and agricultural circles within the past decade as a solution to climate change, soil fertility and energy production. Biochar is created from biomass through a process called pyrolysis – high temperature heating within an enclosed environment – [...]

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