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Composting with Biochar

Composting with Biochar

Compost with Biochar Now that winter is almost through, gardeners and farmers are planning how to best revive their soil after growing demanding br...
Biochar and Animal Husbandry - Part 5

Biochar and Animal Husbandry - Part 5

Continuing on with our series on using biochar to improve animal husbandry, this week we will overview the use of biochar as a bedding material wit...
Biochar and Animal Husbandry - Part 4

Biochar and Animal Husbandry - Part 4

In previous posts we covered some of the outcomes from research on biochar feeds in various livestock, touching on the measured increases in animal...
Biochar and Animal Husbandry - Part 3

Biochar and Animal Husbandry - Part 3

This week’s Green Man’s Blog post continues on the topic of incorporating biochar into livestock management, in particular as a livestock feed supp...
Biochar and Animal Husbandry - Part 2

Biochar and Animal Husbandry - Part 2

This week’s Green Man’s Blog post continues on the topic of incorporating biochar into livestock management, in particular as a livestock feed supp...
Biochar and Animal Husbandry - Part 1

Biochar and Animal Husbandry - Part 1

The use of biochar in animal husbandry continues to be a key source of interest among researchers and its application is signalling at an effective...
Using Biochar with Trees

Using Biochar with Trees

Research into the use of biochar to boost the establishment and survival of saplings and the growth of mature trees has yielded impressive results ...
Using Biochar as Animal Feed Additive

Using Biochar as Animal Feed Additive

Research and anecdotal evidence among farmers indicate that incorporating biochar into the diets of livestock leads to many benefits. The ecosystem...
The Benefits and Applications of Biochar as a Soil Additive

The Benefits and Applications of Biochar as a Soil Additive

Biochar is a highly porous and a high-surface area charcoal substance that differs from other charcoals intended for soil use and is shown to provi...
Why Is Biochar so Effective in Promoting Plant Growth?

Why Is Biochar so Effective in Promoting Plant Growth?

In the past ten years or so everyone from industrial farmers to your average gardening-enthusiast would have heard the term “biochar” at least once...
5 Facts You Didn't Know About Biochar

5 Facts You Didn't Know About Biochar

  Being a relatively new product on the market, it is likely you’ve never heard of biochar before. This charcoal substance can be used for a ran...
How Green Man Char is Different From Other Biochar

How Green Man Char is Different From Other Biochar

Believe it or not, all biochar is not created equal! Differences are present in all biochar due to the different conditions they were made, the fee...