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Biochar guidelines – Good news for Biochar WA

Guidelines for biochar production

The International Biochar Initiative (IBI)  have released their final DRAFT biochar guidelines for biochar production. These guidelines provide a standardized definition of biochar and biochar characteristics related to the use of biochar as a soil amendment.

They will serve as the basis for IBI certification  programs, and are intended for use and adaptation to local conditions and regulations by any nation or region.

These guidelines support not only baseline safety considerations but also the evolving understanding of the positive functions of biochar in soil.

Good news for the development of biochar in Western Australia (WA). Read about IBI’s Biochar Guidelines and more about what the IBI are about.

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About the Author:

Euan Beamont is Co-Founder/Director of Energy Farmers Australia. From a rural background Euan has always had a strong connection to the land and is very passionate about the sustainability of agriculture. Euan believes that a carbon price is a good thing for agriculture and will enable farmers to change to more sustainable farming practices and move away from their reliance on fossil based energy.
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