No-Till Drill Equipment will be available to rent from the districts. This project provides landowners the opportunity to try out No-Till/Minimal Till and Cover Crop procedures at an affordable cost. The purpose of this project is to educate landowners in the use of no-till drill and cover crop farm practices.

 

Direct Seed Cover Crops Provide:

  • less soil disturbance

  • increase in water and organic matter in the soil

  • decrease erosion

  • control of weeds

  • increase in nutrients in the soil

 

Cost:

$10.00 per acre and $60.00 per day.

 

 

Lease Inquiries:

The Districts have two drills available for rent. If interested in renting a drill contact us at (208) 572-3369 or (208) 436-4202. Interested landowners can download the Lease Agreement and bring completed forms into the Burley or Rupert Offices. Lessee must provide proof of insurance.

 

 

Transportation:

Leesee is responsible for transportation.

 

Operating Instructions:

 

John Deer 1590 15 foot No-Till Drill

Direct Seed and Cover Crop Project

Contributing

Partners:

 

East Cassia SWCD

1361 East 16th Street

Burley, ID 83318

208-572-3369

ewcswcd@gmail.com

 

West Cassia SWCD

1361 East 16th Street

Burley, ID 83318

208-572-3369

ewcswcd@gmail.com

 

Minidoka SWCD

98 B South 200 West

Rupert, ID 83350

208-436-4202

minidokaswcd@gmail.com

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