The speed of technological advancements in agriculture is accelerating. But these new materials and technologies are becoming available at a much faster speed than the industry can reasonably absorb, which creates one complicated problem.
Centuries of precedent, dating back to human prehistory, support the soil benefits of biochar. But it is the last two years that have really sold Doug Beck on the agricultural perks of terra preta, or the “dark earth.”
Farming is becoming more scientific, with remote sensing, GPS and data analytics all being added to farming equipment. Thousands of farmers all over are adopting the new equipment to make their farming more precise.