Related ATTRA Publication:
Biochar and Sustainable Agriculture
NCAT Agricultural Economics Specialist Jeff Schahczenski wrote an article on the biochar movement and the use of biochar in organic agriculture. He reports on research findings to date about how biochar provides fertility to crops, delves into some of the claims regarding the performance of biochar, and highlights both the potential and uncertainty associated with the use of biochar. The article appears in the August/September issue of Organic Farmer, on page 14.