All Blog Posts about ‘Biochar’

Biochar: An Effective Solution for the Removal of Pharmaceuticals from Water

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Carrie Carlson
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Biochar an Effective Solution for the Removal of Pharmaceuticals from Water

Water quality and the ability to maximize reuse applications continues to become a concern at the forefront of sustainability amidst a growing population. While biochar has been gaining traction in the soil amendment industry for its restorative capabilities and potential in carbon sequestration, studies are Continue reading →

 

Biochar: Applications in Animal Husbandry

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Biochar in Animal Husbandry

While biochar has been garnering attention as a restorative soil amendment, it seems as if new uses for this ultra-porous material are cropping up all over the industrial landscape. Recently, biochar has been making waves in agriculture not for use as a soil amendment, but Continue reading →

 

New Study Shows Biochar Can Significantly Reduce Irrigation Requirements

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Process and Sales Engineer
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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Biochar Soil Amendment Study

A new study published in the journal GCB-Bioenergy could be a significant finding for the agriculture industry and beyond. In Water Cost Savings from Soil Biochar Amendment: A Spatial Analysis, scientists reveal how adding biochar to sandy soils could substantially reduce irrigation requirements. In addition Continue reading →

 

Biochar: A High Performance Organic Fertilizer Created from Biomass

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Carrie Carlson
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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Biochar: A High-Performance Organic Fertilizer Created from Biomass

Biochar, a charcoal-like, carbon-based material with roots in ancient civilizations, has scientists excited over the potential it holds for restoring depleted soils, improving food security, and aiding in climate change efforts when used as a soil amendment. What is Biochar? Biochar is created through the Continue reading →

 

FEECO Process Engineer Discusses Biochar with WI DNR

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Biochar Samples

In partnership with the US Forest Service, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a webinar to provide relevant information on biochar production. Designed for representatives from the forest industry, city officials, forest resource managers, and anyone else who would benefit from learning Continue reading →

 

The Thermal Conversion of Biomass to Activated Carbon (And Everything in Between)

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

3D Model of a FEECO Indirect Kiln for Transforming Biomass to Activated Carbon

The biomass industry has seen steady growth the past few years, as nations around the globe continue to shift focus toward more renewable energy sources. And while biomass offers direct uses in itself, it can also be converted to a number of carbon products, all Continue reading →

 

Biochar Holds Potential for Drastic Reduction of Healthcare Costs and Air Pollution

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Process and Sales Engineer
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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Biochar in Air Quality

Yet another application for biochar looks to be on the horizon; a growing number of studies are proving that biochar could be an effective tool in managing air quality, with one study finding that the charcoal-like material has the potential to significantly reduce air quality-related Continue reading →

 

Biochar in Drought Resistance

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Process and Sales Engineer
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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Biochar in Drought Resistance

Drought is becoming a rising concern across the world as water scarcity, changing climate patterns, and the need to feed a growing population continue to dominate the landscape of pressing global issues. As such, the need for soils to be capable of withstanding drought conditions Continue reading →

 

Biochar Process & Product Development in the Innovation Center

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Biochar Testing

Biochar is continuing to make a name for itself in a myriad of industries, with new applications making headlines all the time. Uses in water treatment, energy production, animal husbandry, and more have created a flurry of activity around this carbon-based material produced from biomass. Continue reading →

 

Increasing Biomethane Production During Anaerobic Digestion Using Biochar

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Biochar in Anaerobic Digestion

Biochar has seen a surge in popularity as a soil amendment as of late, for the many benefits it can offer to soil and for its potential use in carbon sequestration. With a unique ability to capture and hold particles on its surface, biochar is Continue reading →

 


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