A horse owner from Baden-Würt­tem­berg in south­west Germany sys­tem­at­i­cal­ly con­vert­ed his bedding system from straw and sawdust to green waste compost with biochar. He ini­tial­ly faced crit­i­cism for the deci­sion, but mean­while many are fol­low­ing his example. Thanks to the con­ver­sion, the young groom saves sig­nif­i­cant amounts of mate­r­i­al, manure removal is faster and the smell of the stable has improved. In addi­tion, the low-yield soils of the region are enriched. Read more in this article of Top Agrar Südplus…
Orig­i­nal article (German): Pflanzenkohle statt Späne (Biochar instead of wood chips)
Author: Michael Sudahl
Pub­lished in: top agrar südplus