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Alfalfa Hay delivered to Dubois ID - SF18 Complete and return

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Aug 17, 2017
Category: Agricultural Supplies
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Agricultural Research Service - Western Business Service Center


SF18 Complete and return The US Department of Agricultural Research Service has a requirement for a total of 267 tons of Alfalfa Hay delivered to the headquarters facility, 6 mile north of Dubois, Idaho and 216 tons of Alfalfa Hay delivered to the Mud Lake feedlot LOCATION: U. S. Sheep Experiment Station, MUD LAKE Facility, 1 Mile West of Mud Lake, Idaho on Highway 33. LOCATION: U. S. Sheep Experiment Station, Headquarters Facility, Dubois, ID From Dubois, ID: 4 miles North on Interstate 15; take Exit 172 and proceed 2 miles East Bale Size: Square Bale, 4ft x 4ft x 8ft, tied with twine (commonly referred to as a 1 ton bale) Quantity variance shall be no greater than 10% of tonnage at each location. QUALITY Relative Feed Value (RFV; based on wet chemistry analyses) of 130 or greater 100% Alfalfa hay that was harvested in the 2017 Growing season, free from grass, mold, excessive weeds and other foreign matter (e.g., wire, bulk twine, sand, metal, tires, garbage, etc.). Producers RFV analyses will be accepted from certified labs Prior to bid acceptance, the proposed hay will be inspected by USDA/ARS personnel. The average of the stacks inspected will be used to determine if straw meets the specifications. DELIVERY Hay is to be delivered, unloaded and stacked four bales high on designated storage pads at each location. A weigh slip from a certified scale must accompany each delivery. Delivery can begin upon notification of an offer acceptance and must be completed by October 10, 2017 Deliveries will be accepted 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday, and should be coordinated with the USDA/ARS 24 to 72 hours in advance. NO DELIVERIES AFTER 2:30 PM. In order to preserve the quality of the hay, a tarpaulin must cover all deliveries that occur during rain or snow. Deliveries are subject to inspection by USDA/ARS personnel, and hay not meeting the aforementioned specifications will be refused; it will be the responsibility of the producer to remove refused hay. Sam registration required Gov T/C apply per attached Complete and return the attached SF18to the attention of Fred Gifford as listed in this notice. Total Small Business set aside based on Naics code 111940

Original Point of Contact

POC Frederick O. Gifford, Phone: 510-559-6017

Place of Performance

USDA ARS, Dubois, Idaho, 83423, United States
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