On Chicken Poop and Biochar
Photo: USA Today
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The article doesn't have much to say about chickens. It's about heat and fuel and fertilizer, about the fact that Mr. Frye burns his chicken manure for heat, buys 80% less propane than he used to, and is finding a market for the black stuff his high tech poop incinerator spits out.
Biochar it's called, and not only is it a high quality organic fertilizer, but it's also an exceptionally effective means of depositing carbon into the soil and keeping it there long term.
Read the whole article for more detail.