Specifications include, but are not limited to: perform soil fumigation services at the State Forest Nursery in Ames using methyl bromide and chloropicrin products according to Federal and State law. The rate to be applied is a 325 lb/acre at an injection depth of 10 inches using 67% methyl bromide and 33% chloropicrin, using totally impervious film to cover the fields. Contractor’s
equipment must be able to accommodate DNR’s irrigation
system, which is spaced at 48 foot widths. Area to be
fumigated will be a minimum of 5 acres and a maximum of 15
acres, depending on available funding at the time. Applicator
shall be a certified pesticide applicator with the Iowa
Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.