Completed SFF Futures projects: arable
A list of completed arable projects.
Parengarenga BioChar project
Project start: 18 September 2019
Project completed: 2 November 2020
MPI funding: $60,688
Industry funding: $63,228
Industry partner: Parengarenga Inc
BioChar is used overseas as an environmentally friendly soil conditioner. It is a form of organic matter charred under controlled high temperature conditions. The resulting product can be blended with natural organic matter and added to pasture. Parengarenga Incorporation trialled the use of BioChar to identify a product best suited to Far North soil.