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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
A pasture phase with legumes was found to be suitable to increase soil carbon... Stubble removal for bioenergy has manageable impacts, and is feasible in most areas provided 1-1.5 t/ha of stubble is retained for soil protection... There is notable interest in the use of multiple sources of biomass in a region for energy production...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grain growers will hear the latest information on biochar and soil biology at workshops hosted by the Mingenew Irwin Group and West Midlands Group this month... Speakers will include University of Western Australia Associate Professor Daniel Murphy and Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) researcher Paul Blackwell, who will present findings from Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) funded research into biochar... Other presenters will include Dale Park, of WAFarmers, who will speak about the Carbon Farming Initiative and the Carbon Tax; CSIRO researcher Margaret Roper, who will talk about soil biology; Phil Bellamy, of Wheatbelt Timber, who will discuss the 'acacia saligna model' of bioenergy production; and Euan Beaumont, of CarbonDiversity, who will talk about feedstocks, biochar production units, carbon accounting and climate change...
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