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Episode 221. From Errors Comes Knowledge

This is the World Organic News for the week ending 6th of  July 2020.

Jon Moore reporting!

Decarbonise the air, recarbonise the soil!

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Now to this week’s fare.


Spontaneous combustion is a common occurrence when storing woodchip for extended periods of time. Typically after a few weeks of storage with a high moisture content, the risk of spontaneous combustion is significant and must be considered. Spontaneous combustion is also a consideration in Hay, Straw, Cotton, Sugar Cane waste piles and compost piles. Early detection and prevention of spontaneous combustion is critical in order to prevent a serious incident occurring.

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That quote is from an article entitled: WOODCHIP STOCK PILE SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION EARLY DETECTION on the Industrial Monitoring & Control site. Continue reading →