BCAP Project Areas Listing

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BCAP Project Areas Listing

BCAP Project Area proposals are added to this table when announced and approved. For more information on each project area and to determine if you are in an eligible county, please view the project area fact sheet. Contact your local FSA office for more information.

Visit the USDA Energy Investment Map to view current project area payment activity at the map site: http://www.usda.gov/energy/maps/maps/investment.htm

Project Area

Location

Feedstock

BCAP Project Area 1

39 counties in Kansas and Missouri

The project will support the establishment of mixtures of perennial native grasses and forbs, such as Switchgrass, Big Bluestem, Illinois Bundleflower and Purple Prairie Clover. Additionally, the project will allow enrollment of existing suitable stands of native grasses, legumes and forbs; existing native grass stands can be located on expired Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) fields.

BCAP Project Area 2

8 counties in Arkansas

This project will support production of the perennial miscanthus giganteus (Giant Miscanthus) for energy biomass. Only the planting of rhizomes of the “Illinois Clone” a sterile cultivar of Giant Miscanthus is authorized for this project area.

BCAP Project Area 3

9 counties in Missouri

This project will support production of the perennial miscanthus giganteus (Giant Miscanthus) for energy biomass. Only the planting of rhizomes of the “Illinois Clone” a sterile cultivar of Giant Miscanthus is authorized for this project area.

BCAP Project Area 4

7 counties in Missouri

This project will support production of the perennial miscanthus giganteus (Giant Miscanthus) for energy biomass. Only the planting of rhizomes of the “Illinois Clone” a sterile cultivar of Giant Miscanthus is authorized for this project area.

BCAP Project Area 5

4 counties in Ohio; 3 counties in Pennsylvania

This project will support production of the perennial miscanthus giganteus (Giant Miscanthus) for energy biomass. Only the planting of rhizomes of the “Illinois Clone” a sterile cultivar of Giant Miscanthus is authorized for this project area.

BCAP Project Area 6

5 counties in Oregon; 1 county in Washington

Camelina

BCAP Project Area 7

5 counties in Kansas; 1 county in Oklahoma

Perennial native grasses and forbs, such as Switchgrass, Big Bluestem, Illinois Bundleflower and Purple Prairie Clover

BCAP Project Area 8

17 counties in California; 17 counties in the Washington; and 56 counties in Montana.

Camelina

BCAP Project Area 9(Project Sponsorship Termination Request Enacted on February 22, 2016)

1 county in Oregon

Hybrid Poplar trees

BCAP Project Area 10

9 counties in northern New York

Shrub Willow

BCAP Project Area 11

11 counties in North Carolina

Switch grass and Freedom Giant Miscanthus