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No-Till Drill and Trailer

COVID-19 Notice: Due to ongoing precautions to ensure public health, renters will be asked to follow specific social distancing recommendations and wear a cloth face mask during pick-up and return of the drill and trailer. Additional details regarding taking payments and signing documents will be provided by staff to each renter prior to their reservation pick-up date. Missoula Conservation District thanks you for your cooperation and patience as we work together for community health.

Truax FlexII-88 No-Till Drill

                 

The Missoula Conservation has a Truax FlexII-88 No-Till Drill available for rent for use in Missoula and neighboring counties. The drill comes on a Deck Over Trailer for hauling. Beginning this year, the drill is being housed and rented directly from the Missoula Conservation District office located at 3550 Mullan Road across from Walmart.

What can I use the no-till drill for?

The Truax Flex II-88 no-till drill may be used for a variety of applications:

  • Cover crops
  • Grass seed
  • Pasture/hayland renovation
  • Food plots
  • Grain crops
  • Addressing problem areas in a field
  • Seeding restoration sites (e.g. stream bank restoration)

What do I need to know before using the drill?

Please review this Before You Rent Guide link for the things you need to know before renting our no-till drill, including:

  • Drill size
  • Tractor requirements
  • Towing requirements
  • Rental rates and insurance requirements

How do I reserve the no-till drill?

Call (406) 880-3526 or email the Missoula Conservation District to make a reservation. We recommend planning ahead, but we recognize that weather and plans can change. There is no fee for cancellation or rescheduling with 48-hours advanced notice.

I’ve reserved the drill, now what?

In preparation for your rental, please click on the links below review the following items. You’ll be required to sign off that you’ve reviewed these videos and documents when you pick up the drill.

Calibration & Cleaning Tutorial video

Loading & Unloading tutorial video

No-Till Quick Start Guide

Flex II Manual – Safety & Operations Excerpts

Rental Agreement

When you come to pick up the no-till drill and trailer, you’ll be required to fill out and sign the District’s Rental Agreement. If you wish to review the Rental Agreement in advance you may do so by clicking the link provided here.

Where do I pick it up?

The no-till drill and trailer are housed to the Missoula Conservation District office located at 3550 Mullan Road, across from Walmart. Additional details will be provided when you make your reservation.

Additional Resources

A full copy of the Flex II Operations Manual is available by clicking this link to the Truax Company website.

Coming Soon – Links to articles on the benefits of using no-till systems

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