We are hoping to purchase a No-Till Drill next year. Please email marinrcd@marinrcd.org if you would like to be contacted about its availability for the upcoming year.

The No-Till Drill that was gifted to Tomales High School has been sold and is no longer available for rent.

The No-Till Drill, a form of conservation tillage, increases forage production and reduces potential water quality liabilities such as erosion and nutrient runoff that occur with conventional tillage operations.

The Drill results in improved soil and rangeland conditions by increasing water holding capacity and friability of the soil.  This allows perennial grasses to better compete with annual grasses and eases the establishment of perennials on compacted soils.  As much as a two-fold increase in forage production has been reported with its use.

The Drill can be used to improve sites where seeding with a conventional drill is not feasible due to slope or seasonal access limitations.