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Biochar then and now

What if there was a way to make poor soils more fertile.  Well of course today we have plenty of fertilizers, some natural some not so much.  But what if we added in the thought that we wanted our solution to use extra natural materials or bio-waste to produce this product.  Then you would have biochar.  At a basic level if you burn biomass and bio-waste with limited air you’ll produce a charcoal and if you put that into the ground it will improve the soil quality.  This is a naturally occurring process, as it can happen during forest fires for instance.  But mankind has employed this method of soil preparation as well.

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