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Month: January 2013

Biochar Application

Biochar Application So you’ve read the web pages and now you’re ready to get started charging your Biochar with BiotaMax™. This post will give you step by step instructions on charging your Biochar with BiotaMax™. Biochar Application with Biota Max. Step 1 – Buy enough BiotaMax™ to completely treat your Biochar. 1 tablet will treat…

Biological Soil Amendments

Biological Soil Amendments for Enhanced Soil Productivity Biological Soil Amendments Custom B5 and Custom GP biological soil amendments are scientifically formulated to restore soil productivity an promote plant growth. The are perfect for food crops, turf, trees, and ornamental flowers and shrubs. Custom B5 and Custom GP are equally effective when used by commercial farms…

What is Biochar?

What is Biochar? What is Biochar? Biochar is simply the carbonization of biomass, essentially charcoal.  Heating biomass from vegetable and animal waste with little or no oxygen at a suitable temperature produces Biochar. When used as a soil amendment, Biochar improves soil function by holding carbon, making soils more fertile, and providing a permanent habitat…

Why Not Activate Biochar with Compost?

Why Can’t I Activate Biochar with Compost? It’s true that Biochar is generally charged with compost – but this process has several distinct disadvantages: The compost may not be of good quality or be well balanced – bad compost may do more harm than good! Some composts do not contain all the necessary microorganisms. Manure…