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Biomass Crop Assistance

Eligible States US/Federal
Type Financial Assistance
Area of Interest Agriculture

The Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) provides financial assistance to owners and operators of agricultural and non-industrial private forest land who wish to establish, produce, and deliver biomass feedstocks. BCAP provides two categories of assistance:

* Matching payments may be available for the delivery of eligible material to qualified biomass conversion facilities by eligible material owners. Qualified biomass conversion facilities produce heat, power, biobased products, or advanced biofuels from biomass feedstocks.

* Establishment and annual payments may be available to certain producers who enter into contracts with the Commodity Credit Corporation to produce eligible biomass crops on contract acres within BCAP project areas.

Eligible Organizations Agricultural
How to Apply A biomass conversion facility may apply for qualification online at http://www.fsa.usda.gov/bcap. Online applications will be forwarded to the Farm Service Agency's state offices for processing.
For More Information http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=ener&topic=bcap Exit EPA Disclaimer
Primary Contact Martin Lowenfish
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
STOP 0506
Washington, DC 20250

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