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Crooked Lake West Cattle Grazing Lease

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000472361

Bid Title: Crooked Lake West Cattle Grazing Lease

Agency Bid No. Title: 16-141

Received Date: 01/28/2016

Close Date: 02/17/2016

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Polk County, Florida

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Mandatory 02/03/2016 10:00 AM, Bidder Preregistration, Warranty Required


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Providing cattle grazing to preserve, protect, manage, and restore environmentally sensitive lands. WORKCattle will be used as a management tool at the Crooked Lake West site. The attached Crooked Lake Wetland Reserve Project Prescribed Grazing Plan provides the guidelines and conditions for the grazing lease. In addition, the Lessee will be required to enroll in the Water Quality Best Management Practices for Florida Cow/Calf Operations Program, participate with a Best Management Practices (BMPs) team member in an assessment of your cattle operation and sign the Notice of Intent and provide a copy to Polk County Natural Areas Manager. The successful Vendor shall implement and maintain the applicable BMPs and keep adequate records to maintain a presumption of compliance with state water quality standards. No other animals shall be allowed for grazing such as water buffalo, elk, antelope, or other such similar non-native animals to Central Florida. However, donkeys may be allowed as protection tool for the calves from wild animals such as coyote. Horses associated with the cattle management will be allowed. The Plan requires monitoring of plant height, pasture condition and rangeland conditions. Grazing records will be maintained by Lessee and provided to the County and NRCS annually.

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Product Codes: 97135, 94419

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of Polk

State: Florida

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Fran McAskill, Procurement Division Procurement Division, 330 West Church Street, Room 150, Bartow, Florida, 33830

Phone: 863-534-6757

Fax: 863-534-6789




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