Chatham SWCD has a no-till drill available for rental. If you are interested in renting it, please give us a call at (919) 542-8228. When planning to rent the no till drill, call in advance to schedule an appointment!
Rental Fee: The rental fee is as follows: $50 minimum (due upfront), with a per acre charge of $8. For example, if a person uses the drill on 4 acres, the minimum of $50 is due. However, if a person uses it on 10 acres, the total due is $80.
Out-of-county Rental Fee: If the drill is to be used out-of-county, the rental fee is $100 minimum with a per acre charge of $12.
Why No-Till? Ten Benefits of No-Till Systems
There are many benefits to using the no-till drill including:
-reduced soil erosion
-more efficient use of seed
- lower fuel cost
-lower labor needs per acre
-higher water infiltration
-lower moisture evaporation
-organic matter conservation and improvement
-improved soil structure
-higher biological activity
-reduced phosphorus losses
What you need to know before renting:
*30 horsepower minimum needed to pull the drill
*Rear hydraulic hook-up is needed on the tractor
*The drill is small enough to access the smaller areas but can still handle the big jobs
*The drill can be used to seed the following: cool and warm season grasses, legumes, small grains, wildflowers, soybeans and more.
Please call us at (919) 542-8228 for more information and to rent the drill.