Remember, if you're not registered you'll
need to Register Now in order to list your
- Product Listing.
- Go to the Buyers page and then select
the List a Reverse Auction feature. Select the specific brand
name product you wish to list from the drop-down list titled
- If you are willing to accept identical
chemicals from other manufacturers, then indicate
"yes". This will provide a greater chance of someone
meeting your request, but you may not get the brand you prefer.
Only products with the same chemical name as your product
request will be accepted.
- Pack size request.
- You must indicate which pack size(s)
you will accept. The more options you list, the greater the
chance of getting an offer. To select more than one pack size, click on each desired pack size while holding CTRL key.
- Shipping address.
- The shipping address for the product
must be entered here to determine the freight cost. This also
will let the seller know what state he is selling into so he can
ensure proper licensing. The seller also will be made aware of
your current license status (private applicator, commercial
applicator and/or reseller) as listed in your member profile. As a purchaser of pesticides, you are responsible
for meeting certain regulatory requirements. If you are unsure
of your responsibilities, you can contact the state pesticide
control officer for your state. The names and telephone numbers
of these state agencies can be found on the AAPCO Web site.
- The quantity desired must be listed in
units (pounds, gallons, ounces, etc.) Note
that sellers are allowed to sell partial lots to you in full pallet quantities.
case, if a seller meets your requirements for a part of the
volume you request that volume will be deducted from the
offering and the remaining volume will remain listed until the
product request expires.
- Maximum delivered price/unit.
- You must indicate a maximum delivered
price per unit (pound, gallon, ounce, etc.). If the
seller's offered price plus freight is greater than your
desired maximum total delivered cost, the seller's bid
will not be accepted. You may want to consider this in your
pricing strategy. The higher the price per unit you'll accept,
the greater the distance from which you can expect to attract
- Product age.
- Indicate the maximum age of product you
are willing to accept, rounded to the nearest six
- Listing date removal.
- Enter the date that you'd like to have
your request removed from the listings even if the order has not
been filled. The maximum is one week from the day after you
- Product offering information.
- After you press the "Submit"
button, a screen listing your input will ask you to confirm your
product listing information. Carefully check all information on
this page before submitting your product listing. Make sure that
the EPA registration number on your requested product label
exactly matches the one you have selected on the product listing
confirmation page. If all of the information is correct, press
"Submit". If you would like to make any corrections,
press your browser's "back" button.
- Agreement to follow regulatory
requirements and FarmTrade.com User Agreement.
- Carefully read and understand your
responsibilities and agreement to follow all regulations
associated with the sale and use of pesticides. These
regulations vary from state to state and can be obtained by
contacting the state pesticide control officer in your state. If
you have any questions about your legal responsibilities, you
can contact the appropriate state authorities listed on the
AAPCO Web site .You also will be asked to confirm the condition
of the product and its packaging. Finally, you must agree to the
terms of FarmTrade.com's User Agreement to participate on the site.
- Banking and license information.
- You will be asked to confirm your
banking information. Once your product purchase criteria are
met, an ACH transfer is executed to begin the transaction. The
information required to make an ACH funds transfer is important
as the transaction cannot begin until funds are received in the
secure lock box at First Union National Bank. It is critical
that the correct funds be available in the account listed. Once
a bid is accepted, the ACH transaction is executed the following
day. If funds are not sufficient, the transaction is rejected
effectively nullifying the bid contract. If this occurs, your
membership will be subject to suspension, and you may be fined a
$250 service fee. This information can be updated in the
ACH Banking Information section of your member
profile. Additionally, your license number(s) and expiration
date(s) will be displayed for your confirmation. If this
information is incorrect or has changed, you must update it on
the registration profile page.
- Product offer
- You will be given an opportunity to
confirm or cancel your listing before submitting it. If you
accept the information, you are asked to type the first three
letters of your last name, then "Submit". Remember,
once your offer is submitted, you are legally obligated to
complete the purchase of this item if a seller meets your
requirements. An offer at auction is a binding contract. Failure
to honor your obligation may result in your disqualification
from the site and/or a $250 service fee.
- Confirmation of bid acceptance.
- Confirm that Farmtrade.com has accepted your
product listing by visiting your Activity Summary page.
- Notification of winning bid.
- When a seller meets your criteria, you
will be notified by E-mail of the following:
- The restricted use status of the
product in your state.
- The product name and pack size,
EPA registration number, quantity and price.