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Waffles, Not Pancakes: Local Farmer’s Invention Could Improve Crop Yields

Plastic disk from TerraManus Technologies
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As vice president of Shatto Milk Company, Matt Shatto also wears another hat, that of CEO of TerraManus Technologies. Shatto has come up with a simple way that he says can increase crop yields. It’s a plastic disk that, when used with regular tilling, can help soil retain water and consolidate it instead of compact it. He says it could also help farmers grow food in underdeveloped countries.

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