About Great Plains Biochar Initiative

GPBI aims to improve biochar awareness and market development in the Great Plains. This grant initiative is funded by the USDA Forest Service and is a partnership between the Nebraska Forest Service, Kansas Forest Service, Wilson Biochar Associates, and High Plains Biochar, LLC.

The goals of the initiative are:

  • Provide hands-on learning experiences with industry experts
  • Provide technical assistance to individuals and organizations interested in utilizing or producing biochar
  • Host biochar workshops and trainings
  • Offer biochar production and utilization grants
  • Identify new markets for biochar
  • Promote existing biochar market opportunities