Friday, 09 October 2015
Login |  Register 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Low  51°
High 71°
Low  54°
High 84°
Low  58°
High 88°
Low  47°
High 76°
Low  50°
High 82°
Low  52°
High 85°
Low  52°
High 82°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 51°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
USDA Selects Abengoa in Hugoton to Accept Biomass Deliveries in Kansas

Adrian J. Polansky, Executive Director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kansas Farm Service Agency (FSA), announced that USDA has selected Abengoa located in Hugoton to accept biomass deliveries supported by the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP), which was authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill.  Biomass material owners who supply Abengoa may qualify for BCAP delivery assistance starting July 28, 2014.  

Of the total $25 million per year authorized for BCAP, up to 50 percent ($12.5 million) is available each year to assist biomass owners with the cost of harvest delivery of agricultural or forest residues for energy generation.  Some BCAP payments will target the removal of dead or diseased trees from National Forests and Bureau of Land Management public lands for renewable energy, which reduces the risk of forest fire.

“This program is beneficial to the citizens of Kansas,” said Polansky. “BCAP generates clean energy from biomass and invests in rural businesses and new energy markets.”

Farmers, ranchers or foresters who harvest and deliver forest or agricultural residues to a BCAP-qualified energy facility may be eligible for financial assistance for deliveries.  FSA, which administers BCAP, will begin accepting applications from biomass owners from July 28 through Aug. 25.  Producers in the following Kansas counties are eligible for financial assistance:  Grant, Haskell, Meade, Stevens, and Seward.  Biomass owners must have a completed and approved contract with FSA before eligible material is delivered.  Deliveries of residues for approved contracts may be made through Sept. 26, 2014.

Visit or a local FSA county office to learn more about BCAP.

You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.

Eikenberry Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter
Chuckwagon Chow-Down to help raise funds for Levi Foreman
Friday's Scores
LHS Hosts Homecoming Friday
Kansas To Outsource Vehicle Dealer Title Work
Enrollment Continues to Increase at USD 480 Schools
Buffaloes Burst Past Redskins
“Jackalopes, Hodags, and Other Larger than Life Myths from the American Road”
Friday's Games
Middle School Results
Click Here For All Stories

Friday's Games
Redskins Blank Hays for Fifth Straight Win
Middle School Results
Sebastian Morales is Winner of Billy's 10 Best Scholarship  
Israel Arroyo is Mead Lumber Athlete of the Week  
Hutch Rallies for Win in Raucous Green House
“Jackalopes, Hodags, and Other Larger than Life Myths from the American Road”
Baker Arts Presents Joseph Hall's Elvis Tribute
Eliel's Heady Play Lifts Redskins Over Buffaloes
LHS Girls Finish in Middle of WAC Standings
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group