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The Great Plains No-till Seed Drill is now available for rental through LCCD!

The Lake County Conservation District, in partnership with the Montana DNRC CARDD and the Mission Valley Pheasants Forever Chapter, has a Great Plains No-Till Seed Drill to rent to the community. New this year: the seed drill will be housed at and managed by LCCD year-round!

The No-Till Seed Drill is 7′ wide and plants at 1 7.5-inch row spacing. On average, it can seed 3 acres per hour. It has both a large a small seed box to accommodate a wide variety of species. The No-Till Seed Drill is ideal for cover crops, forage/pasture plantings, wildlife and pollinator plantings, and inter-seeding. Additionally, Lake County Conservation District can assist with creating customized seed mixes and recommendations. You can find link to helpful documents and videos at the bottom of this page.

Rental Costs

$1,000 fully refundable security deposit -PLUS- whichever of the two scenarios below is greater:

1) First 32 hours (8 am on day 1 to 4 pm on day 2): $200
Each additional day: $100

-OR-

2) If seeding greater than 20 acres: $10 per acre

Reservations

The No-Till Seed Drill can be rented for a maximum of four consecutive days.

Reserve Online

 

Reserve via phone: (406) 676-2841 ext. 118
Reserve via email: sogden@macdnet.org 

Additional Resources

Full Great Plains 706NT Manual

Abbreviated No-till Drill Manual

No-till Drill Rate and Calibration Manual

Seed Mixes

LCCD No-till Drill Rental Agreement

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