Simple Guide for Testing Biochar in Soil

IBI Technical Bulletin #104

Biochar has been shown to be beneficial for growing crops. For farmers and gardeners, biochar provides a unique opportunity to improve soil fertility for the long term using locally available materials. Used alone, or in combinations, compost, manure, and/or synthetic fertilizers are added at certain rates every year to soils, in order to realize
benefits.

Julie Major, PhD

International Biochar Initiative