USDA Forest Service Seeks Winter Stock Pasture Services

Invites Certified Small Businesses to Bid on Opportunity

Duchesne, Utah, Oct. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, Intermountain Region, Ashley National Forest, Duchesne Ranger District, released on Thursday, October 26, a combined synopsis/solicitation in which it outlined plans to procure winter stock pasture services.

Interested and qualified contractors must be able to furnish all labor, supplies, and incidentals necessary to perform all required work. According to the combined synopsis/solicitation, the pasture must provide adequate forage and water for the winter. If, during the period of performance, the forage becomes depleted, the contractor who receives the contract must provide supplemental feed. The contractor also must maintain fences and access to water sources.  

The USDA, according to the combined synopsis/solicitation, plans to enter into a one-year contract, with the option to renew the contract for up to four additional years.

Responses are due by no later than November 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. MT. Interested contractors must submit quotations to the Utah Acquisitions Support Center, 2222 West 2300 South, Salt Lake City, or, via fax at 801-975-3483. E-mail submissions can be sent to

According to the combined synopsis/solicitation, the USDA will issue the contract to the offeror who submits the lowest-priced technically acceptable offer. The USDA also will evaluate bids on the offeror’s technical capabilities as well as his or her past performance.

Businesses interested in bidding on and receiving contracts from the government must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database and have as part of the Registration all current Representations and Certifications.

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