Isanti Soil & Water Conservation District

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This Truax FLII-812 drill can be used for no-till planting, Conservation Reserve Program establishment, pasture/hay interseeding, buffer strips and pollinator habitat seeding.

It is 12’ wide and plants 8’ wide rows with 12 disks at 8” spacing. A 50hp tractor or bigger is needed to pull the Truax which has a pin hitch. Two hydraulic hoses have pioneer ends with o-ring attachment.

To facilitate multiple types of seeds, the Truax is equipped with two hoppers:

  • Small seed box - for dense seed such as clovers, millet, ryegrass, orchard grass, alfalfa, and crested wheat.
  • Native grasses box - for lighter grasses such as brome, switchgrass, bluestem, and sideoats grama.

No Till Drill Front

RENTAL FEE: $12.00/acre; $150.00 minimum within Isanti County, $250.00 minimum outside of Isanti County.

DEPOSIT: A $150.00 security deposit is due at the time of rental.

Rental is limited to 20 miles of the City of Isanti. For safety reasons and to prevent damage, don't exceed 20mph while towing.

If you have any questions or would like to rent the drill, contact Isanti SWCD Conservation Technician, Matthew Remer at 763-689-3271 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Drill A   Drill B   Drill C


No TIll Drill right side   No Till Drill Disk view  






  






























 





Elementary Education-Aquatic Invasive Species Digital Training

Do you have a child at home? We have a fun environmental education activity for them!!

We recently worked with CLIMB Theater to develop an online class and a quiz targeted at elementary students. The goal of the class is to help explain what Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) are, how they negatively affect our lakes and how they can help control them.

The password protected site includes a quiz, teacher & parent survey, teacher's guide and the support material for interacting with the video.

Link: https://climb.org/2020/05/15/ais-isanti
Password: AI$anti2020

Education Opportunity

Elementary Education- Aquatic Invasive Species Digital Training

Do you have a child at home? We have a fun environmental education activity for them!!

We recently worked with CLIMB Theater to develop an online class and a quiz targeted at elementary students. The goal of the class is to help explain what Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) are, how they negatively affect our lakes and how they can help control them.

The password protected site includes a quiz, teacher & parent survey, teacher's guide and the support material for interacting with the video.

Link: https://climb.org/2020/05/15/ais-isanti
Password: AI$anti2020