Pelatihan Pembuatan Biochar untuk Peningkatan Kompetensi dan Keterampilan Mahasiswa
Keywords:biochar training, agriculture waste, students
Biochar training activities with various methods aim to (1) guide and convey knowledge to students about methods for making biochar from various agricultural raw materials waste in various places students, (2) improve competence and skills and encourage students to become entrepreneurs, and (3) to encourage the utilization of agricultural waste to be used as biochar. The stages of the activities carried out include: (1) preparing the methods for making biochar and the raw materials and tools needed; (2) delivering theoretical training on techniques for making biochar using various methods and demonstrating several products derived from biochar that can be used for agriculture and household; (3) conducting practical biochar production training for students of the Soil Science Department, Faculty of Agriculture, USK; and (4) conducting demonstrations and field practice on how to make biochar using the Kon-Tiki, Drum and Soil Pit methods by utilizing various agricultural wastes as raw materials (feedstocks) for making biochar. The results of the Biochar Production Training activities for Increasing Student Competence and Skills include: (1) from the theoretical training material delivered to students of the Soil Science Department, Faculty of Agriculture USK, they have gained knowledge about biochar and an understanding of how to produce biochar with various methods of making biochar and can see the results biochar production with various methods; (2) the students from the Soil Science Department, Faculty of Agriculture USK were very enthusiastic about participating in the training and practicing the method of making biochar using various methods; and (3) there was an increase in students' knowledge, competence and skills after participating in this training, and really hope that this activity can continue in the future with a variety of new knowledge about biochar.