Great Plains Biochar Initiative

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The Great Plains Biochar Initiative (GPBI) aims to improve biochar awareness and market development in the Great Plains.

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What is Biochar?

Biochar is a pure carbon product made from organic material. It's produced through a process called pyrolysis.

Meet The future
Woodchips travel off a conveyor belt for biochar processing.

Grant Opportunities

Grants are available to encourage Nebraskans and Kansans to use and produce biochar from the states’ wood resources.

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Adam and Heather are with the the Forest Products Utilization team of the Nebraska Forest Service

Contact us!

For questions about the Great Plains Biochar Initiative or biochar-related topics, don’t hesitate to reach out to Heather and Adam of the Nebraska Forest Service!

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