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Webinar: Biochar Formulation as a Soil Amendment in the Agricultural, Forestry, and Environmental Sectors

Webinar:  Biochar Formulation as a Soil Amendment in the Agricultural, Forestry, and Environmental Sectors
When:
06/12/2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2019-06-12T13:00:00-05:00
2019-06-12T14:00:00-05:00
Cost:
Free
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Join this webinar to learn methods of biochar creation, surface characterization procedures, and benefits of using biochars to solve problems in the agriculture, forestry, industry and the environment.

Participate to learn about the history of biochar usage, current production methods, and its impact on soil health improvement and pollutant remediation. Emphasis will be placed on how to identify salient physio-chemical properties of biochars that allows for their matching to specific soil fertility deficiencies, heavy metal abatement, and pollutant binding in waste streams. Specific examples will be presented from collaborative agricultural and environmental projects between the USDA-ARS and US EPA.

This webinar is presented by USDA NRCS Science and Technology. Contact Candy Thomas, Science & Technology Training Library content manager, for more information about this webinar.

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