Gillibrand: $4.3 million program to support shrub willow energy crops in NY

Gillibrand: $4.3 million program to support shrub willow energy crops in NY

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announces $4.3 million program to support shrub willow energy crops in New York

July 5, 2012
Yager Farm, Richland, N.Y.

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., held a news conference July 5, 2012 on Eileen Yager’s farm, Richland, N.Y., to announce a $4.3 million federal grant to support farmers interested in growing shrub willow for renewable energy production.

In the next two years, the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) will enroll up to 3,500 acres of farmland in Oswego, Oneida, Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.

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