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. From November to early May, the seed drill is housed at the LCCD office in Ronan. The Lake County Weed District houses and manages the rentals from early May to November.
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.
$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
2) If seeding greater than 20 acres: $10 per acre
The No-Till Seed Drill can be rented for a maximum of four consecutive days.
November to Early May
Reserve via phone: (406) 676-2841 ext. 118
Reserve via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Early May to November
Lake County Weed District: (406) 883-7330