Hi Plains Biochar owner Rowdy Yeatts explains how biochar is made using woody waste and chips that are ground into smaller bits and then heated up to1 ,700-1,800 degrees in a furnace. Patrick Wolfinbarger photo

It may be small in comparison to other companies in the budding biochar industry, but High Plains Bicochar LLC owners believe their business has a big future.

“There are just so many different uses for biochar,” said Rowdy Yeatts, who oversees the business with wife, Christi. It is the first biochar manufacturing company in Wyoming.

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