Government Contract | Wisconsin
Seed Potato Soil Sampling and Processing

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000457868

Bid Title: Seed Potato Soil Sampling and Processing

Agency Bid No. Title: 16-5297

Received Date: 01/12/2016

Close Date: 02/03/2016

Purchase Type: March 1, 2016 through February 28, 2019

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 01/19/2016


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The University of Wisconsin-Madison, hereinafter referred to as the "University", through its Purchasing Services Department, hereinafter referred to as "Purchasing," requests bids for the purchase of SEED POTATO SOIL SAMPLING AND PROCESSING.All University of Wisconsin-Madison departments must be eligible to purchase from this contract.Scope:UW-Madison is requesting bids for soil sampling and processing to meet a USDA-APHIS requirement for potato cyst nematode sampling.Wisconsins potato industry ranks 3rd in the nation with a total crop valued at $232 million, accounting for 6.6% of the US potato production. The objective of the survey is to detect possible infestations by pale potato cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) and golden nematode (Globodera rostochiensis). Both potato cyst nematodes (PCN) are the focus of a national survey and of regulatory concern. Wisconsin anticipates continuing participation in the national survey effort.Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) requirements for sample protocols have changed yearly since this project was initiated. Thus, ability to be flexible in sample procedure is required.Currently, sampling is done in a number of locations in the State including locations in the counties of Dane, Richland, Oneida, Vilas and Langlade and near the cities of Antigo, Eagle River and Rhinelander. Additional locations may be added over the term of this contract as new growers are added.

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Product Codes: 96103, 92685

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: University of Wisconsin

State: Wisconsin

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Purchasing Department Division of Facilities Development, 101 E Wilson St, Madison, Wisconsin, 53707




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