Biochar in animal feed – an overview

Biochar in animal feed – an overview

The cur­rent­ly most promis­ing pos­si­bil­i­ty to use biochar in agri­cul­ture in an eco­nom­i­cal­ly and eco­log­i­cal­ly ben­e­fi­cial way is by cascade use in animal hus­bandry. This is the con­clu­sion reached by the authors Schmidt, Kammann and Gerlach in their book…

A farmer paints it black

A farmer paints it black

Swiss farmers have been testing biochar for litter and as a feed addi­tive for years. The exper­i­ments will be sci­en­tif­i­cal­ly mon­i­tored within the frame­work of the inter­na­tion­al project “Car­bofeet”. Biochar is used there as a feed mate­r­i­al for reg­u­lat­ing diges­tion and pre­vent­ing…