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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 Stage Closed
Project start date Monday, March 01, 2010
Project completion date Monday, February 28, 2011
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority An environmentally sustainable Australia
Rural priority Soil, water and managing natural resources
RIRDC goal CME-Manage the environment for sustainable development
Principal researcher Stephen Wiedemann
Research manager Michael Beer
Admin contact Eugene McGahan