384 Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Novel and Real Uses of Biochar to Help People, Profit, and Plant (includes student competition)

Oral Session
ASA Section: Environmental Quality
As we look throughout the global there are many in the sciences, both hard and applied, using biohcar in practical and noval ways.   This session is geared for those wanting to share what they are doing with Biochar and the results they are seeing - the practical side of Biochar.

Approved for 1.0 NM CEUs


Biochar: Agronomic and Environmental Uses Community

Wednesday, November 9, 2016: 9:00 AM-10:20 AM
Phoenix Convention Center North, Room 121 C

Jason D Streubel
9:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:05 AM
Effect of Biochar Amendment on Quality Parameters of Runoff and Pond Water from Sugarcane and Rice Paddy Fields.
Negar Tafti, Louisiana State University; Jim J. Wang, Louisiana State University; Scott Pensky, Louisiana State university; Tran Thi Dieu, National Agriculture Extension Center; Meng Wang, Louisiana State University; Manoch Kongchum, Louisiana State University Rice Experiment Station; Dustin L. Harrell, LSU AgCenter; Allen Arceneaux, Louisiana State University; Changyoon Jeong, Louisiana State University; Cade Gulledge, Louisiana state University
9:20 AM
Impact of Biochar on Soil Water Retention Characteristics Is Limited: An Application of Neutron Imaging Technology.
Daoyuan Wang, University of California - Davis; Chongyang Li, University of California-Davis; Sanjai J. Parikh, University of California-Davis; Kate M. Scow, University of California - Davis
9:35 AM
Short-Lived Effects of Walnut Shell Biochar in a Long-Term Field Experiment.
Deirdre E. Griffin, University of California-Davis; Daoyuan Wang, University of California - Davis; Sanjai J. Parikh, University of California-Davis; Kate M. Scow, University of California - Davis
9:50 AM
Feedstock and Temperature Influences in the Production of Biochar-Zero-Valent Iron Composites.
Michael Lawrinenko, Iowa State University; David A. Laird, Iowa State University; Hans van Leeuwen, Iowa State University
10:05 AM
Biochar, Manure, or Sawdust Affect Soil Water Retention Differently during Five-Year Period.
Rodrick D. Lentz, USDA-ARS; James A. Ippolito, Colorado State University
10:20 AM