Biochar Research

Click here for Biochar Presenations at Hindmarsh Valley Hall 29th August 2019

Biochar Dairy Feeding Trial


We are currently writing our results for the biochar dairy feeding trial.

This involved –

4 x dairy’s of 250 cattle at Fleurieu Milk Co
1 fed Biochar type 1 90ml/head/day but issues with other additives
1 fed Soft Agriculture – Pty Ltd – Mara Seeds Pty Ltd 200gms/head/day
2 dairy’s without biochar

We have measured 6 weekly milk yield, protein, fat, ICCC compared with long term data across 4 dairies
Manure pH, and other properties
Soil health (burying biochar)

A presentation of the results to date can be found here

Soils Research

In addition we have conducted a number of soil based research and demonstration trials with biochar.  A summary of results presentation can be found here  and a link to the research results can be found here – Soil Health Projects

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