DISTRICT RENTAL EQUIPMENT
The Conservation District, thanks to the Kentucky Equipment Revolving Loan Fund, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the Kentucky Ag Development Board, for assisting the district in making available numerous types of farm equipment for rent to citizens of Franklin County. These include six no-till pasture renovators to seed legumes, cool season grasses and warm season grasses. The District also has available for rent two lime spreaders, pasture sprayer, two manure spreaders, weed wiper, acreage wheels, in-line hay bale wrapper, a tree-planter and two chain harrows. The chain harrows promote distribution of manure in pastures and also increases the yield and productivity of pastures while reducing water quality degradation.
Equipment is provided for use at no cost to Franklin County Public Schools, city government and county government. During fiscal year 2020-2021 a total of 85 individuals rented district equipment.
NO TILL DRILLS (5) $6.00 PER ACRE
BRILLION SEEDER $6.00 PER ACRE
3 - TON LIME SPREADER $50.00 PER DAY
6 - TON LIME SPREADER $75.00 PER DAY
PASTURE SPRAYER (2) $30.00 PER DAY
WEED WIPER $30.00 PER DAY
CHAIN HARROW (2) $30.00 PER DAY
SMALL MANURE SPREADER $75.00 PER DAY
LARGE MANURE SPREADERE $100.00 PER DAY
INLINE BAE WRAPPER $100.00 PER DAY
TREE PLANTER $30.00 PER DAY
OUT OF COUNTY RENTAL WILL BE AN ADDITIONAL $25.00 FEE
Geotextile (Filter) Fabric (Non-woven) $2.00/foot and Woven $1.25/foot