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Re: Academic article on biochar

Thanks, Ken and Kathleen, Ken, regarding the Humanure Handbook, I've read most of it, but I don't think it refers to biochar. I'm just wondering in a such a
cook015
8:08 PM
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Re: Academic article on biochar

Hi Tim, Google Humanure Handbook pdf and then click on: (PDF) The Humanure Handbook pdf- weblife.org. This is a free download of the 3rd edition, all 259
islandcanyons
5:33 PM
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Re: Academic article on biochar

Tim - this is a timely post. We just started a series in the Biochar Journal on the role of biochar in post-disaster recovery. (Our first article is called
draper.kathleen
7:08 AM
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Academic article on biochar

Greetings, biochar enthusiasts, I am interested in the usefulness of biochar in a composting toilet, either in place of other organic material like sawdust, or
cook015
May 22
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Fwd: UN Sustainable Energy for All Announces Global Bioenergy Initia

UN Bioenergy Cheers, Erich Date: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 12:23 PM Subject: Fwd: UN Sustainable Energy for All Announces Global Bioenergy
Erich Knight
May 20
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Fwd: CDFA News Release: 2015 State Water Efficiency and Enhancement

It seems to me that CoolTerra's strawberry farmers should be SWEEPing up this funding. State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP), Cheers, Erich
    Erich Knight
    May 19
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    Re: Root Health and Nutrient Efficiency

    HI Art Look at Lukas van Zwieten on 5 year pasture trials. We are just looking at biochars from this trial after 9 years. Watch this space when we have
    Stephen Joseph
    May 18
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    18165

    Re: Water Holding Capacity in Plain English

    Dear Erich Very interesting!! What test procedure did Water Jehne use when determining this figure? What kind of biochar did he use for these tests? I would
    Kevin
    May 18
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    18164

    Re: Water Holding Capacity in Plain English

    As a general rule of thumb, I assume the 1:8 ratio that Walter Jehne uses for general increases of soil carbon. Every gram of increase holds eight grams of
    Erich Knight
    May 17
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    18163

    Water Holding Capacity in Plain English

    How can the water holding capacity of biochar be described in "plain English" so that a grower can understand it? Tom
    Tom Miles
    May 17
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    18162

    Re: Root Health and Nutrient Efficiency

    tom, You have also pointed out a great source of data that is not always fully appreciated........ " the conversation with a grower...." Improving soil health
    mikethewormguy
    May 17
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    18161

    Re: [Stoves] big TLUD

    Char-makers, This good discussion on the Stoves Listserv is being shared with the Biochar Listserv. Let discussions proceed on each and both and see what
    Paul Anderson
    May 16
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    Re: Root Health and Nutrient Efficiency

    Hi all, Tom has just pointed out a real short coming of much of the published, peer-reviewed research on biochar. As he has indicated; most of that research is
    Art Donnelly
    May 16
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    Root Health and Nutrient Efficiency

    In recent conversations with growers who have used biochar for a few years they point to two benefits of biochar that we sometimes overlook, root health and
    Tom Miles
    May 16
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    Refertil and FertiPlus Conference Jun 23, 2015 Brussels

    We invite all interested to our joint conference of the EU FP7 REFERTIL and FP7 FERTIPLUS projects Compost and biochar safety, economy and EU law harmonization
    Tom Miles
    May 15
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