How Biochar Might Help the Environment and Boost Ag Production

Win-win solutions can be hard to come by. But if Cornell University soil scientist Johannes Lehmann is right, there may be a way to lower our emission of heat-trapping greenhouse gases, save millions of people’s lives, and significantly boost the productivity of the world’s farms—all at the same time. And, most remarkably, his strategy is based on a deceptively simple technology invented 8,000 years ago.

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MORE ARTICLES and INFORMATION on BIOCHAR and ITS USE in AGRICULTURE:

http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=322

http://www.agmrc.org/renewable_energy/biofuelsbiorefining_general/biochar__a_multitude_of_benefits.cfm

http://www.grist.org/article/2009-08-13-ag-boosters-tout-biochar-as-offset-enhancer

http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2010am/webprogram/Session7428.html

http://pubs.ext.vt.edu/442/442-311/442-311.html

http://terrapreta.bioenergylists.org/mchenryages129

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