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Planters and Drills

Truax FLEX II Drill

The 6’ Truax Flex II Drill is available for rent to landowners planting CP42 Pollinator Habitat, CP33 Field Borders, and similar applications. This drill is designed for a variety of site conditions, and has multiple seed boxes to give you the flexibility to seed native fluffy seeds, wildflowers, legumes, etc., simultaneously. It is also a good choice for mid-contract inter-seeding on existing projects. The Truax rents for $75 a day.

Truax Flex II Drill Rental Agreement
Truax Flex II Drill Manual

 

JD 1590 Drill

The 15’ John Deere 1590 drill is available for rent to landowners planting small grains (soybeans, wheat, oats, etc.) and larger grass applications (cool season pastures, hayland, waterways, meadows, etc.). The John Deere rents for $7.50 per acre with a $75 minimum.

John Deere 1590 Drill Rental Agreement
John Deere 1591 Drill Manual

 

A new addition to the rental options is a Truax Seed Slinger (broadcast seeder) designed to mount on ATVs. This model has two seed boxes to handle native fluffy seeds, wildflowers, legumes, etc., simultaneously, and is available to landowners planting CP42 Pollinator Habitat, CP33 Field Borders, and similar applications on smaller fields where a large drill isn’t practical. The Seed Slinger rents for $50 per day.

Truax Seed Slinger Manual