Biochar boosts Fleurieu dairy production

By Quinton McCallum
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:45pm, first published June 7 2020 - 6:41am
RESEARCH: FBG chair Mark Higgins with Melissa Rebbeck, who is conducting soil health, biochar and dung beetle trials on Mr Higgins' property.

INCLUDING biochar in dairy feed mixes has led to a marked increase in milk yield during trial work on the Fleurieu Peninsula, and its effects are set to be investigated in beef herds.

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