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CharCoat™: Pioneering Sustainable Agriculture with Natural Seed Coating

In the modern era of sustainable agriculture, SOFT Agriculture's CharCoat emerges as a shining beacon of progress and responsibility. Deviating from conventional chemical coatings, CharCoat brings forth the potential of biochar, an ingredient renowned for its sustainable properties. By opting for CharCoat, farmers are taking significant strides towards environmentally responsible agricultural practices.


Close-up of small black biochar particles, known as CharCoat™, cascading out of a textured burlap sack onto a wooden surface.
Premium CharCoat™ is available to revolutionise sustainable agriculture.

Why CharCoat Stands Out


1. Grounded in Nature: The foundation of CharCoat lies in biochar. This natural element revolutionises seed coating and is a testament to the rising demand for sustainable and eco-friendly farming practices. Free from harmful chemicals, CharCoat ensures the health of the soil, the surrounding ecosystem and, most importantly, the consumer.


2. Absorption Redefined: One cannot discuss CharCoat without addressing its absorption capabilities. Thanks to biochar, CharCoat can retain up to five times its weight. This impressive retention encompasses essential biological agents, growth-enhancing ingredients, moisture, insecticides and Rhizobia. These attributes bolster the seed's germination and early growth phases, making CharCoat a comprehensive seed-coating solution.


3. Optimised Growth Potential: CharCoat protects the seed's innate balance and elevates its potential. The seed's weight can increase by up to 200% with CharCoat, facilitating optimal sowing and planting. Such weight amplification results in precision planting, uniform growth and minimal wastage, making it invaluable for farmers and the environment.


4. The Protective Shield: Its protective properties are at the heart of CharCoat's design. The biochar-based shield diligently envelopes the seed, providing it with much-needed respite from environmental adversities, soil-borne diseases and various stresses.


A white circular bowl filled with grey-black coated Katambora Rhodes seeds, showcasing the effect of CharCoat application.
Katambora Rhodes seeds coated in CharCoat, presented in a pristine white bowl – the fusion of agriculture and innovation.

Beyond Seed Coating


CharCoat transcends traditional seed coating definitions. It serves as a symbol of sustainable agricultural practices, with biochar solidifying its commitment. CharCoat epitomises unmatched absorption, growth enhancement, and seed protection. With SOFT Agriculture leading the way, CharCoat promises a harmonious marriage of innovation and environmental consciousness, marking the dawn of a prosperous future for agriculture.


CharCoat's Direct Benefits for Grass Seeds


Coating is an art and science combined in the context of grass seeds. Here's why CharCoat is beneficial for them:

  • Enhanced Germination: CharCoat, laden with nutrients and growth stimulants, accentuates germination and early seedling vitality, vital for robust pasture and cereal crops.

  • Guardian Shield: CharCoat is a sentinel against pests, diseases, and environmental extremities, ensuring the seeds prosper even when the odds are stacked against them.

  • Uniform Growth: The improved texture of CharCoat-treated seeds guarantees an even distribution, curbing the patchiness problem.

  • Slow-Release Nutrients: With CharCoat's embedded time-release fertilisers, there's no immediate need for additional post-planting fertilisation.

  • Moisture Maestro: Especially in arid areas, CharCoat proves indispensable by retaining vital moisture, setting the stage for germination.

  • Erosion Mitigation: CharCoat's binding properties are pivotal in erosion-prone terrains, ensuring soil stays in place.

  • Economic and Labour Benefits: CharCoat is both time and cost-effective, with potential reductions in additional treatments.



In conclusion, CharCoat isn't merely a product; it's a commitment. A pledge towards sustainable, efficient, and fruitful agriculture. As we look ahead, CharCoat by SOFT Agriculture signals a brighter, more responsible and bountiful future in farming.




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