Project Apis m. seeks a qualified seed supplier that can fulfill our planned seed orders for the 2023 cover crop planting season, June – December 2023 related to their sub-awarded USDA Climate-Smart Commodities Partnerships project. The selected contractor shall be responsible for providing the particular seed mixes and estimated quantities outlined below. Please read the complete RFP for supplier requirements and application instructions.
Expected seed mixes include but are not limited to the following and contents may change on an as needed basis:
The seed provider should expect the majority of seed orders to be the Pollinator Brassica mix, with an estimated need of 16 tons in the first year. The estimated need for the Perennial Carbon Mix 2 is 4.5 tons, NitroBuilder is estimated at 8 tons, Annual Bee Clover is estimated at 5 tons, and Pollinator Wildflower is estimated at 0.5 ton in the first year.
Contractors will be selected based on how well they are able to meet the organization’s needs. Preference will be given to contractors with technical proposals that meet all requirements set forth in the RFP. Please review the complete RFP which includes application instructions.