Poultry litter biochar soil responses

Summary

Conversion of chicken litter to Biochar is a topic of interest among industry members and researchers. However, it is not clear if Biochar production is practical for the industry, or if the stated outcomes are achievable in reality. This project has been initiated to collate the necessary background information on Biochar production and potential for the Australian chicken meat industry, and to consult with leading researchers and industry members who are promoting research into Biochar production.

Program

Chicken Meat

Research Organisation

FSA Consulting

Objective Summary

Project objectives are: To collate information on the production and use of Biochar, and the practicality of Biochar production and sale in Australia. To consult with leading Australian researchers in order to transfer knowledge and develop a list of research priorities for the industry. To provide the industry with a document that collates the stateoftheart for Biochar and it's relevance to the industry.

Project Code

PRJ-005548

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Monday, March 1, 2010

Project Completion Date

Monday, February 28, 2011

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Soil, water and managing natural resources

National Priority

CME-Develop and implement measures to improve industry's impact on the enviroment

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