Resources

About Biochar—What is it and why should you care?

Here are a few educational resources on biochar.  If you manufacture technology for making biochar, sell biochar, apply biochar, consult on biochar-related topics, are currently involved in biochar field trials or research, or want to submit articles or white papers about biochar-related activities IN California, please contact us.

BIOCHAR EDUCATION

Scaling Biochar Forum

US Biochar Initiative YouTube Channel

Ithaka Journal

The Biochar Journal

REPORTS

Biomass to Biochar: Maximizing the Carbon Value

SEC/DWR Oasis Vineyard Field Trial Final Report

Redwood Forest Foundation Inc. Usal Forest Kiln Use

FFO Biochar Pollution Remediation Project  USFS Grant Final Report 02_06-14

FAQ’s

Biochar FAQ, David Yarrow

A Farmer’s Guide to Biochar, Jerome Chambless

BIOCHAR ORGANIZATIONS

Sonoma Biochar Initiative

US Biochar Initiative

International Biochar Initiative

WHITE PAPERS

How Biochar Works in Soil, Kelpie Wilson

UB#1 Understanding Biochar What happens when biomass is heated (pyrolyzed), Hugh McLaughlin

UB#2 – Measuring Biochar Properties – focus on Ash Levels and Value

UB#3 – What the various components of Biochar do in the soil

UB#4 – Guidance on the application of Biochar to growing systems

UB#5 – Methods for integrating Biochar in existing growing systems

UB#6 – Biochar and Activated Carbon

UB#7 – How does Biochar Sequester Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

55-Uses-of-Biochar, Hans Peter-Schmidt

Co-composted Biochar—Nitrate-Capture, Kammann, et al

BIOCHAR PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES

Wilson Biochar (Flame-Cap Kilns)

Advanced Renewable Technology International (ARTi)

Biochar Solutions

Falk Forestry (Tigercat Carbonator Processing) Dan Falk: falkforestry@gmail.com

LARGE-SCALE BIOCHAR PRODUCERS

Pacific Biochar

Rogue Biochar