Story excerpt provided by WOUB Digital.
Written by Tom Hodson.
Scott Bagley is a rural entrepreneur and innovator but he sells his products internationally.
Bagley is founder of Exeterra, an Ohio University Innovation Center company. He sells the Exeter Biochar Retort – a large round kiln that uses a high-heat process to produce charcoal materials from wood and animal bones in an energy-efficient, clean-burning way.
He sells his products all across North American and into the Caribbean region. Additionally, he sells natural charcoal products in the Athens area. He has partnered with a company in Great Britain for wider distribution and manufacturing of the special kilns.
Listen to the complete interview with Scott Bagley here.
Originally published November 23, 2015.