Biochar Kiln Workshop: Emery County | Utah Biomass Resources Group | USU

    Kiln Workshop: Emery County

    Using low-cost metal kilns to make biochar from Russian-olive in Emery County

    PARTNERS: Division of Foresty, Fire, & State Lands, USU Extension, Emery County

    ABSTRACT

    Content Biochar was created from Russian-olive at this demonstration using metal kilns. This event brought together state and federal officials, as well as local Emery County citizens that have been making biochar for years.  

    OBJECTIVES

    Content The objective of this event was to build on previous biochar kiln demonstrations and explain how this simple, low-cost approach to making biochar from a problem species, such as Russian-olive, may benefit and improve the ecosystem. 

    PICTURES

    Emery County, 2017 biochar kiln demonstrationMaking biochar in Emery County, Utah

    Emery County, 2017 biochar kiln demonstration

    Emery County, 2017 biochar kiln demonstrationActive burn in biochar kiln

    Emery County, 2017 biochar kiln demonstrationBiochar kiln

    Emery County, 2017 biochar kiln demonstrationQuenched biochar