Farm Biochar Production – SOLD OUT

Event Date:

May 19, 2022

Event Time:

10:00 am

Event Location:

Calverstown House

NOTS are delighted to present Ireland’s first introductory course into the production of Biochar on the farm. Biochar is a key component for soil health in organic and biological agriculture models.

Hosted on the farm of experienced Biochar producer Kim McCall in County Kildare, the course will demonstrate how to utilise small-dimension timber that can be found on most farms and converted into biochar through a process of pyrolysis.

  • Date: Thursday May 19th, 2022
  • Time: 10.00am – 5.00pm (Includes Barbecue lunch & tea / coffee refreshments)
  • Venue: Calverstown House, Co Kildare
  • Cost: €30 when you sign up through NOTS

The course will feature the following topics:

  • Benefits of biochar
  • Practical uses of biochar on the farm
  • Effects on soil nutrients
  • Basic equipment required
  • Raw material preparation
  • Timber stacking / Preparation for burn
  • Burn monitoring
  • Charging of finished product
Total Seats: 100
  • Calverstown House
  • Co Kildare
  • Calverstown
  • Ireland

Event Schedule Details

  • May 19, 2022 10:00 am
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