Planter Rentals
 

The below seeding equipment is available for rent to Cooperators. Renter picks up equipment from previous user or equipment can be delivered for $50 and picked up for $50.  User is responsible for greasing equipment and cleaning out unused seed. Contact Liz Hook (302) 365-8970. 

Please be aware that as of January 1st, 2020, all equipment rentals are only available to those in New Castle County. 

John Deere 1590

No-till Drill

Cost:

$10.00 per acre (if doing a crosshatch pattern, $5 is charged for the second pass).

Features:

Plants 10 foot wide (travels 10.5’ wide),

Come with an acreage meter

3.5 tons empty


Plants cool season grasses, switchgrass, legumes, sunflowers, soybeans and has a separate hopper for small seeds (timothy, clovers and alfalfa).

Seed is placed in rows 7.5" apart.

User Notices:
Needs 85 horsepower tractor and must have hydraulics.

Planter MUST be picked up at the District office and pulled behind a tractor or heavy duty pickup (no half tons). 

Supply your own hitchpin.

 

Download John Deere 1590 Manual 

Download John Deere 1590 User Instructions

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Brillion Seeder

Cost:

$10.00 per acre.

Features:

Plants 8 foot wide (travels 11’+ wide),

 

1+ ton empty.


Plants legumes, cool and warm season grasses and has a separate hopper for small seeds (timothy, clovers and alfalfa).

 


Seed is dropped continuously across 8’ width.

 

User Notices:
Ground must be worked up first.


Needs a tractor with hydraulics to raise and lower traveling wheels.

 

Planter can be pulled behind a pickup truck. 

 

Supply your own hitchpin.

Download Brillion Seeder Manual 

Download Brillion Seeder User Instructions

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Great Plains 706

No-till Drill

Cost:

$10.00 per acre

Features:

Plants 7.0 feet wide (travels 9’ 10" wide)

 

1.9 tons empty.

 

Plants legumes, cool and warm season grasses and has a separate hopper for small seeds (timothy, clover and alfalfa).

 

Seed is spaced 7.5 ” apart.

User Notices:
Needs a 55 horsepower tractor and must have hydraulics.

 

Planter can be pulled behind a pickup truck. 

 

Supply your own hitchpin.

Download Great Plains 706 Manual 

Download Great Plains 706 User Instructions

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Other Drills:
There may also be other drills and seeders available from local farm equipment dealers. Check your local listings to learn more.