No-Till Drills and Lime Spreader

No-Till Drills

The District has a 10' Haybuster 107 no-till  drills, a  Great Plains 1006-NT 10' no-till drill, and 2 Great Plains 706 NT 7.5' no-till drill. The Haybuster 107 is setup for conventional seed, native & switch grasses, and legumes. All four (4) have normal opening coulters for conventional no-till sowing, but can use spacers on hydraulic cylinder and adjust press wheels to manage soil penetrating depth. A minimum 70 HP tractor w/duel hydraulics is required for proper operation of both 10' no-drills. A 45HP tractor w/duel hydraulics for the 706 NT 7.5' no-drill.

Rental:  A $120.00 non-refundable deposit (this covers 0 to 15 acres) and $8.00/acre after the first 15 acres. There is a $40.00 clean up fee if the drill is returned without removing the excess seed and being greasing. The District has a shop-vac that you can use at the office to clean out excess seed when you return the drills.

Lime Spreader

The district has a BBI Liberty pull type 5 ton lime spreader. This spreader requires a minimun 50 HP tractor w/duel hydraulics.

Rental: A $75.00/day charge for weekdays and a $112.50 charge for weekends (Saturday and Sunday). You may rent the spreader for the number of days you require. The speader is to be returned by 9:00 A.M. the next morning (Monday morning on weekend rentals) or another days charge will be added.

Call us at 423-745-6300 ext 3 to check on availability, to reserve a date, or ask any questions about our equipment.