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FBO DAILY ISSUE OF MARCH 12, 2004 FBO #0837
MODIFICATION

F -- Soil and Trunk Injection Services for Control of Asian Longhorned Beetle in New Jersey

Notice Date
2/19/2004
 
Notice Type
Modification
 
NAICS
115310 — Support Activities for Forestry
 
Contracting Office
Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Administrative Services Division/Contracting, 100 North 6TH Street Butler Square 5TH Floor, Minneapolis, MN, 55403
 
ZIP Code
55403
 
Solicitation Number
012-M-APHIS-04
 
Response Due
2/23/2004
 
Point of Contact
Margie Thorson, Contract Specialist, Phone 612-336-3209, Fax 612-370-2106,
 
E-Mail Address
Margie.P.Thorson@usda.gov
 
Description
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ), in conjunction with New Jersey officials, requires a firm fixed-price, requirements contract for the application of a systemic insecticide (Imidacloprid) for control of the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), Anoplphora glabripennis (Motschulsky) in the Jersey City and Hoboken areas of the State of New Jersey. This spring, APHIS anticipates treating an estimated 955 trees with an estimated total diameter at breast height (dbh) of 6,224 via soil injection and an estimated 102 trees with an estimated total potential for damage from this major pest of trees. ALB bores into and kills a variety of tree species including, but not limited to, species of Elm, Maple, Birch, Willow, Box Elder, Horsechestnut, Buckeye, Rose of Sharon (dbh equal or greater than 4 inches), European Mountain Ash, Ash, Poplar, Albizza, London Plane, and Sycamore. This nonnative pest has the potential to spread to other areas of the United States and cause extensive losses to ornamental and commercial tree species. As a consequence, the Secretary of Agriculture declared an emergency for the eradication of ALB in the areas identified. Control treatments must be completed prior to adult emergence and flight which begins in late spring and early summer. Therefore, all projected control treatments must be applied by mid August of 2004. A requirements contract will be awarded in the event additional control applications are needed or PPQ decides to apply control treatments in the fall of 2004. The effective period of the contract is anticipated from mid March 2004, through September 30, 2004, with unilateral four options to extend the effective period. This solicitation is issued on an unrestricted basis, however, award preference will be provided to companies qualified under the Small Business Administration HUB Zone and Section 8(a) programs and other small and small disadvantaged businesses. NAIC Code: 115310, Size Standard: $5.0 million dollar average receipts. This agency does not issue hard copies of the solicitation; you must download a copy from this website. The solicitation is expected to be issued on or about the first week in February 2004, with proposals due to the Contracting Officer three weeks thereafter. NOTE: THIS NOTICE WAS NOT POSTED TO FEDBIZOPPS.GOV ON THE DATE INDICATED IN THE NOTICE ITSELF (19-FEB-2004). IT ACTUALLY APPEARED OR REAPPEARED ON THE FEDBIZOPPS SYSTEM ON 10-MAR-2004. PLEASE CONTACT fbo.support@gsa.gov REGARDING THIS ISSUE.
 
Web Link
Link to FedBizOpps document.
(http://www.eps.gov/spg/USDA/APHIS/Contracting/012-M-APHIS-04/listing.html)
 
Place of Performance
Address: State of New Jersey
 
Record
SN00541964-F 20040312/040310232341 (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
FedBizOpps.gov Link to This Notice
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