The USDA has now issued the forms that farmers and biomass conversion facilities need to apply for Collection, Harvest, Storage and Transportation (CHST) payments under the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP).
The Notice of Funds Availability was issued on June 11th, and USDA is now accepting applications from both farmers and biomass conversion facilities wishing to participate in this part of the program. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and no deadline for applications has been set. See your county Farm Service Agency (FSA) office for more information on applying for BCAP CHST payments. (more…)