The District maintains the following equipment for use by landowners for a nominal fee to promote conservation tillages, nutrient management, enhance crop production, and conserve the Soil & Water resources in the county.
A signed rental agreement form must be on file with the SWCD office before equipment can be used.
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The equipment can be delivered or picked up. There is no charge for delivery in Monroe County. Out of county delivery is a cost of $.75 per mile using the Monroe County Fairgrounds as a beginning point using mapquest as the measurement tool. It is the renters responsibility to clean all seed and fertilizer (corn planters) from the equipment. Failure to do so will result in a $50 cleaning charge being added to your bill. For more information, please see the equipment brochure.
The sprayer is available for rent at $40 per day for in county residents. For out-o county landowners, the cost is $50 per day. There is a 3-day maximum rental period for the sprayer.A 40hp tractor is required for use.
The aerway is available for rent at $6 per acre with a minimum charge of $40 for in county residents. For out-of county landowners, the cost is $5 per acre with a $50 minimum charge.A 40 to 80hp tractor is recommended with single remote hydraulics.
The No-till Drill is available for rent at a cost of $9 per acre with a minimum charge of $40 for Monroe County landowners. (Cost is $8 per acre if field has current soil sample.) Out-of county landowners will be charged $10.00 per care with a $50 minimum charge. A 55hp tractor is recommended to use the drill. The drill takes single remote hydraulics.
The lime spreader is available for rent to Monroe County Landowners for $1.50 per ton with a minimum charge of $40. Out-of County residents are charged $2.50 per ton with a $50 minimum charge. A 55hp tractor is required. 4X4 recommended. Single remote hydraulics.
2-Row No-Till Corn Planter
The cost of renting the 2-row no-till corn planter is $10 per acre with a minimum charge of $50 for Monroe County landowners. Out-of county landowners are charged $11 per acre with a $55 minimum charge.A 25hp tractor with single remote hydraulics is recommended to use the 2-row no-till corn planter.
4-Row No-Till Corn Planter
Charges on the 4-row no-till corn planter is progressive based on usage. Acres 1-10 are $14 per acre; 11-20 $12 per acre; 21-30 $10 per acre; all acres over 30 are $8 per acre for Monroe County residents. There is a $70 minimum charge. Out of county residents pay $15 per acres for acres 1-10; $13 per acre for acres 11-20; $11 per acre for acres 21-30 and $9 per acre for all acres over 30. There is a $75 minimum charge for out-of county usage. A 60hp tractor with single remote hydraulics is recommended to use the 4-row no-till corn planter.
Charges on the Brillion Seeder are progressive based on usage. The first 10 acres are charged a rate of $8 per acre; acres over the first 10 are charged $6 per acre for Monroe County landowners. There is a $40 minimum charge. Out-of county landowners are charged $9 for the first 10 acres; $7 for all acres after the first 10. There is a minimum charge of $45. A 40hp tractor with single remote hydraulics is required.