Content tagged "biochar"

Agronomic and Environmental Uses of Biochar (Part 2)

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Technologies to treat animal manure are rapidly gaining more traction as producers search for ways to minimize environmental impact and maintain a profitable...

Agronomic and Environmental Uses of Biochar - Part 1

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Technologies to treat animal manure are rapidly gaining more traction as producers search for ways to minimize environmental impact and maintain a profitable...

Effect of Wood Biochar Amendment to Sand on Leachate Water Quality with Repeated Dairy Manure Application: A Soil Column Study

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2015

Agricultural operations can pose a threat to the quality of nearby water sources, particularly from nitrogen and phosphorus losses following land application...

Thermal-Chemical Conversion of Animal Manures - Another Tool for the Toolbox

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 17, 2015

Livestock operations continue to expand and concentrate in certain parts of the country. This has created regional “hot spot” areas in which excess...

Co-Pyrolyzing Plastic Mulch Waste with Animal Manures

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The objective of this work was to investigate the feasibility of co-pyrolyzing agricultural plastic mulch wastes...

Reducing the Impacts of Poultry Litter on Water Quality by Developing Alternative Markets for Poultry Litter Biochar

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Manure from confined animal operations is an environmental liability because of the potential for water and air...

The Farm Manure to Energy Initiative: Using Excess Manure to Generate Farm Income in the Chesapeake’s Phosphorus Hotspots

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 07, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Currently, all the Bay states are working to achieve nutrient reduction goals from various pollution sources. ...

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