Upcoming Events

Biochar in Regenerative Agriculture

A Research Project

Field Day & Online Webinar

When: Monday 16 May 2022

Time: Field Day: 09:30 am – 4 pm AET , Online Webinar:  1:00pm – 2:45 pm AET

Where: Mallanganee, Northern NSW

Cost: Free Event (Maximum 75 people at Field Day)



Stuart Larsson – Soft Agriculture

Shane McIntosh – Southern Cross University

Professor Stephen Joseph – ANZBIG Executive Board Member

Annette Cowie – NSW DPI & UNE

Dr Lukas Van Zwieten – NSW DPI & SCU

Field Day Programme:

 9:30am Meet for registration and /Meet & Greet (Map will be provided)

10:00 Opening Address & Morning Tea in Field

11:00 Trial Inspection/View both groups of Livestock/View Feeding Units

12:00 Travel to Mallanganee Hall/Lunch

1:00 Trial Results/ Presentations/Webinar

2:45 Travel to SOFT Agriculture Site Sandilands view Plant & Procedures / Production Inspection

4:00 (Optional) Quick visit of Mara Seeds food plant

*Southern Cross University’s Environmental Analysis Lab and ANZBIG carries out analyses of samples collected

Biochar in Aerobic Composting Webinar

Synergies for a soil regenerative future


When: Thursday 23 June 2022

Time: 6pm – 715pm [ADT]

Cost: Free Event

Sponsored by


Harald Bier – European Biochar Industry

Stuart Larsson – Mara Seeds & Soft Agriculture

Miles Pope – Soilpro – Soil Conditioner Products Ltd

Safe Effective Use of Biochar_2021

Two Day Interactive Workshop

ANZBIG’s safe, effective, sustainable production and use of biochar workshop

We bring our expert team to your organisation to run our two-day workshop

  • Historical use of Biochar
  • Properties and testing of fresh and aged biochars and fresh wood vinegar
  • Enhancing biochars to meet soil constraints and animal requirements
  • Methods of application of biochars
  • Principles and practice of pyrolysis
  • Choosing a pyrolysis technology
  • Practicals
  • Making biochar and enhanced biochar
  • Developing a biochar business


Featuring our expert lineup of workshop trainers

Don Coyne – ANZBIG CEO

Professor Stephen Joseph – ANZBIG Executive Board Member


Date: You choose

Location: You choose

Participants: 30 Maximum

Cost: $10,000 + gst

ANZBIG can help promote the workshop through our network in newsletters, website, social media, live stream, and record the event.