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Posted 12/17/2013

Release no. 13-124


Contact
Kavanaugh Breazeale
601-631-5052
kavanaugh.breazeale@usace.army.mil

Vicksburg, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District is offering agricultural land for lease to the public. These sections of agricultural lands consist of two tracts in Calhoun County and one tract in Yalobusha County on Grenada Lake. The Notice of Availability (NOA) number for these tracts is DACW38-9-14-32.

There is a 353.3 acre tract in Calhoun County consisting of crops and highly erodible land, a 20.1 acre tract in Calhoun County that consists of  highly erodible land and 37.2 acres of pasture and grazed woods in Yalobusha County.

The bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. (CST) on 14 January 2014 and opened at that time.  To obtain a hard copy of the NOA with instructions on how to submit a bid, contact Chris Terry at 662.227.0224, ext 70244 or Guy Barnett at 601-631-7294 or via email. guy.barnett@usace.army.mil

Mail bidding information to; 

US Army Corps of Engineers -Vicksburg District

ATTN: Real Estate Division

4155 Clay Street

Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183.

 

The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana that holds seven major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline levees. Flood damage risk reduction is the primary mission of Vicksburg District’s four Mississippi lakes, backwater levees and structures.  Since its inception, the Mississippi River and Tributaries flood risk reduction projects have cumulatively prevented approximately $ 612 billion of flood damage. For more information visit our website. www.mvk.usace.army.mil