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FarmBiz TV:Biochar organic fertilizer gives 50% to 70% yield increase

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By John Matava

Biochar a charcoal-like substance made by burning organic material improves plant growth by 50% to 70% when added to the soil. Along with its water-holding properties, it also can hold nutrients thus increasing food production and reducing fertilizer use, the material can be used in areas with depleted soils, limited organic resources.

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