Lots of news:
(1) New grant from Chief Scientist studying biochar impact on plant response to abiotic stresses.
(2) 2 new biochar publications:
Graber et al., (2011) Sorption, volatilization and efficacy of the fumigant 1,3-dichloropropene in a biochar-amended soil, SSSAJ 75: 1365-1373.
Kolton et al., (2011) Impact of biochar applciation to soil on the root-associated bacterial community structure of fully developed greenhouse pepper plants. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 77: 4924-4930.
(3) iBRN held its 2nd Annual Char-B-Q and Workshop - with special guest Dr. Stephen Joseph of Australia
(4) Field trials in intensive greenhouse production of pepper in biochar-amended media underway.