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New in 2017!  The Fairfield SWCD recently purchased a new Great Plains No-Till Seeder (Model 2507 NT).  The rental rate is $12 per acre.   Each person using the drill needs to have appropriate liability insurance and is responsible for transporting the drill to their planting site.  A drill rental agreement must be signed before transporting the drill along with the $50 nonrefundable deposit.  A 50-55 HP tractor with one remote hydraulic valve is required.  It has a working width of 7 ft. and a transport width of 8 ft., plants most small grains and grasses including warm season grasses.  A 1/2 ton or larger truck with a trailer hitch to connect by hitch pin is recommended to transport the seeder.

No-Till Seeder Rental Agreement

Our Great Plains No-Till Drill (Model 705NG) is now available for rent.  The rental rate is $12 per acre.  Each person using the drill needs to have appropriate liability insurance and is responsible for transporting the drill to their planting site.  A drill rental agreement must be signed before transporting the drill along with the $50 nonrefundable deposit.  A 55 HP tractor with one remote hydraulic valve is required.  It has a working width of 7 ft. and a transport width of 9 ft. 8 ins., plants 10 rows on 8 in. spacing, plants most small grains and grasses including warm season grasses, weighs 3500 lbs.  A 1/2 ton or larger truck with a trailer hitch to connect by hitch pin is recommended to transport the drill.

No-Till Drill Rental Agreement

The tree planter attaches to a 3-point hitch of tractors with category 1 and 2 hitches.  A tractor with approximately 35 HP is required for most soil conditions.  The planter can plant hardwood or evergreen seedlings on 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, or 12 foot spacing. 

The tree planter travels on the road in a trailer, and each person renting the tree planter is responsible for transporting it to and from his/her planting site.  The rental cost is $.05 per tree, a minimum of $25 per day.  Each person using the tree planter needs to have appropriate liability insurance.

Tree Planter Rental Agreement

 

The Fairfield SWCD now has two propane cannons available for rent.  The cannons help landowners deter pest birds and other wildlife.  There is a nonrefundable deposit of $25 per cannon.  The deposit will be credited toward the total time that the cannon is in use.  The cannons can be rented for a maximum of two weeks.  The charge of the use of the cannon(s) is $25 per cannon, per week.  A fee of $5 per cannon, per day will be assessed for the late return of the cannon(s) after this initial two week maximum time period.

Propane Cannon Rental Agreement

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