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Cornell Cooperative extension: Biochar Webinar Series Nov 10-19


Tom Miles
 

 

Host organization: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County

Contact info: Deborah Aller: da352@...

Mina Vescera: 631-603-9613 • mv365@...

Dates and times: Tuesday, November 10th: Biochar Basics Overview, 12:00 – 2:30 PM (EST)

Thursday, November 12th: Science Behind Biochar, 5:00 – 7:30 PM (EST)

Tuesday, November 17th: Nursery Applications of Biochar, 12:00 – 2:30 PM (EST)

Thursday, November 19th: Landscape Applications of Biochar, 5:00 – 7:30 PM (EST)

Fee: Free but registration is required.

This is a virtual workshop offered through Zoom.

 

This biochar webinar series will provide an introduction to biochar and review some cur- rent advances in biochar science, with subsequent discussion of nursery and landscape research and applications.

Tuesday, November 10th: Biochar Basics Overview, 12:00 – 2:30 PM (EST)

Registration link: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8gZuMtDdR1GAbPjwvouiEQ

 

Biochar: an introduction to a sustainable soil amendment

Deborah Aller, PhD, Agricultural Stewardship Specialist, CCE - Suffolk

 

USBI: Introduction to the biochar community

Tom Miles, Executive Director - USBI (United States Biochar Initiative)

 

Biochar for climate mitigation: withdrawing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and sequestering it in soil

Johannes Lehmann, PhD, Professor - Cornell University

 

Thursday, November 12th: Science Behind Biochar, 5:00 – 7:30 PM (EST)

Registration link: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_n9SKPbxzT8iJHi6y2F8xqw

 

Properties of biochar and torrefied biomass: the science in the analytical black box

Jillian Goldfarb, PhD, Assistant Professor - Cornell University

 

Advances in biochar production

Bernardo Del Campo, PhD, President - ARTi (Advanced Renewable Technology International)

 

Valorization of biochar: Applications in nutrient recycling from animal manure

Chumki Banik, PhD, Research Associate - Iowa State University


Tuesday, November 17th: Ornamental Nursery Applications of Biochar, 12:00 – 2:30 PM (EST)

Registration link: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4i1atbu3T-aha9QnzgjgkQ

 

Biochar as a substrate in container production

Neil Mattson, PhD, Associate Professor - Cornell University

 

Biochar nursery trials in Long Island container and field production

Deborah Aller, PhD, Agricultural Stewardship Specialist, & Mina Vescera, Nursery/Landscape Specialist, CCE-Suffolk

 

Biochar as a soil amendment for blueberry production

Bryan Sales, PhD, Assistant Professor - University of North Carolina at Pembroke

 

Thursday, November 19th: Landscape Applications of Biochar, 5:00 – 7:30 PM (EST)

Registration link: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Phk2l7tVT6-PDsXowW8WFQ

 

Biochar and biosolids increase tree growth and improve soil quality for urban landscapes

Bryant Scharenbroch, PhD Assistant Professor - University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

 

Biochar as a soil amendment to improve tree survival and health in the urban environment

Emma Schaffert, The F. A. Bartlett Tree Experts, North Carolina

 

Field and landscape applications of biochar using a variety of methods

Andrew Borner, Owner of Natural Plant Solutions - Shaw Island, WA

 

 

 

Tom Miles

Executive Director

U.S. Biochar Initiative

"Promoting the Sustainable Production and Use of Biochar"

www.biochar-us.org

@USbiochar

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