Training for farmers on nutrient and soil management to improve water quality

Training for farmers on nutrient and soil management to improve water quality

The overall aim of this work is to provide training and advice to farmers within two pilot catchments to enable them to improve nutrient and soil management, therefore contributing to improving water quality, as well as efficiency of the farm business.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Procurement , Erskine Court, Castle Business Park,

Stirling

FK9 4TR

UK

Hilary Doody

+44 1786457700

hilary.doody@sepa.org.uk
www.sepa.org.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Training for farmers on nutrient and soil management to improve water quality

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The overall aim of this work is to provide training and advice to farmers within two pilot catchments to enable them to improve nutrient and soil management, therefore contributing to improving water quality, as well as efficiency of the farm business. By the end of the project all farmers within the pilot catchments should have a working nutrient and soil management plan which they will see as a benefit to their farm management and will use into the future.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=242967.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=242967.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

181400 Land Protection
189999 other Environmental Services

140 … Tayside, Central & Fife
150 … Glasgow & Strathclyde

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Catchment 1 – Ayr

Catchment 2 – Tay priority

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

R12061PUR

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
21-11-2012  Time  10:00

c) Estimated award date  03-12-2012

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=242967

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:242967)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Invitation to Tender

5.3

Publication date of this notice

24-10-2012