Biochar Research funded in the new 2008 Farm Bill

The U.S. Congress has enacted a new farm bill which includes biochar research as part of a range of “high-priority research and extension areas”. The U.S. Farm Bill is H.R.2419 - Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008. For the reference to biochar research, see: Subtitle B--Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990. SEC. 7204. HIGH-PRIORITY RESEARCH AND EXTENSION AREAS.