Biochar as a soil amendment in agriculture

Project partners

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The biochar project teams represent some of Australia's leading researchers, with expertise in soil science, organic chemistry and microbiology, nitrous oxide emissions, pyrolysis, and life-cycle assessment.

Man in a field with scientific monitoring equipment.

Field trials and field monitoring of soil greenhouse gas emissions from a biochar field site in northern NSW. Field trials with 0 and 10t/ha poultry biochar (van Zwieten et al., NSW-DII)

Our project partners include:

  • NSW Department of Primary Industries
  • University of Sydney
  • Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
  • University of Adelaide
  • University of New England
  • The University of Western Australia
  • Western Australian Department of Agriculture and Food
  • University of Newcastle
  • University of NSW 
  • South Australian No-till Farmers Association
  • Pacific Pyrolysis