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Agricultural Land Lease - Blackiston Wildlife Area Waters Tract

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000419505

Bid Title: Agricultural Land Lease - Blackiston Wildlife Area Waters Tract

Agency Bid No. Title: NAT-15-009_AGLEASE

Received Date: 11/17/2015

Close Date: 12/18/2015

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 11/30/2015, Bid Bond Required: 25%

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:d.Fields with the approximate acreage that are offered for lease are outlined on the attached maps and table. The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife does not guarantee the exact acres of land for rent. e.Corn, sorghum, or soybeans will be grown at the discretion of the farmer unless otherwise directed in writing by the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife. In every field, eight (8) productive rows of corn or thirty (30) feet of soybeans shall be left unharvested on all sides of each field except those sides immediately adjacent to paved or dirt roads. Failure to leave the required standing crop shall result in cancellation of this contract. Crop left in the field after combining by mechanical picker will not be removed until March 15 of each year. f.Unless following a wheat/soybean double crop, a cover crop must be planted on all portions of fields where unharvested crops are not required. Cover crops may consist of rye, wheat, barley, oats, winter peas, radishes, turnips, or other winter crops as approved by the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife. Lessee is cautioned that winter grains may be damaged by wintering waterfowl. g.The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife reserves the right to prohibit the use of certain agricultural pesticides on their lands. The use of carbofuran (Furadan) liquid or granular is prohibited on Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife lands. The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife reserves the right to prohibit other restricted use compounds. Lessee may be requested to submit a listing of pesticides to be used on Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife lands. Violation of Federal, State, or Division pesticide regulations shall be a condition to cancel the lease. h.Lessee shall enter into a Nutrient Management Plan for the leased land with the Delaware Department of Agriculture. The plan shall follow all appropriate state regulations including those pertaining to use of animal waste manure. Lessee will be required to apply lime at sufficient rates to maintain the soil pH between 5.8 and 6.5, to be monitored annually by the Lessee through soil sample analysis. Fertilizer shall be applied at an equal rate on both crops to be harvested by the Lessee and those left unharvested for the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife.

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Product Code: 96103

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: State of Delaware - Division of Fish and Wildlife

State: Delaware

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Craig Rhoads Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, Delaware, 19901

Phone: 302-739-9912

Email: craig.rhoads@state.de.us

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