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Native Grasses and Wildflower Seeds for DOT Projects

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000480158

Bid Title: Native Grasses and Wildflower Seeds for DOT Projects

Agency Bid No. Title: RFB15846

Received Date: 02/08/2016

Close Date: 02/24/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Iowa

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: Bagging Requirements: 1. Each item is to be bagged in paper, nylon or cloth bags. Heavy duty zip lock bags may be used for smaller quantities of wildflower seed. Staples will not be used to fasten labels to any of the bags. 2. All seed bags shall be labeled identical to DOT Bid documents with the Genus, Species, Common Name, Origin (where grown,) Bulk Weight, Percentage Purity, Percentage Germination, Percentage hard and dormant seed, Percentage of Pure Live Seed (PLS), and Weight of Pure Live Seed (PLS). For all species (including those not required by the Iowa Seed Law) the labeling for purity shall also include percentage by weight of all weed seed, the name and rate of occurrence per unit weight of each kind of secondary noxious weed seed present, the percentage by weight of agricultural seed whichmay be designated as other crop seed other than those required to be named on the label, and the percentage of inert matter. The test date to determine the percentage of germination shall have been completed within a 9-month period prior to shipping, exclusive of the calendar month in which the test was completed. The seed analysis on the label shall be mechanically printed. 3. The seed analyst who performs the purity and germination tests shall be a Certified Seed Analyst (CSA) through the Association of Official Seed Analysts (AOSA) or a Registered Seed Technologist (RST) through the Society of Commercial Seed Technologists (SCST.) The Seed Analysis Report shall be submitted to the contracting agency with the bid response documents. 4. A seed label with the Iowa DOT purchase number shall be affixed during shipment to the designated location.5. Once seed has been shipped to and received at the required location designated by the Iowa DOT, a payment will be processed.

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Product Codes: 79000, 79010, 79020

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Iowa - Department of Transportation

State: Iowa

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Rhonda Ruark, Department of Transportation IADOT - Purchasing Section, 800 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa, 50010

Phone: 515-239-1285

Fax: 515-239-1538




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