The Agricultural Service Board has the following equipment available for rent to County of Grande Prairie ratepayers on a first-come, first-served basis. Credit card payment is currently being taken by phone only, 780-532-9727.
All rental equipment requires a $400 secured deposit. The renter must have a minimum $1 million dollar liability insurance on vehicle and farm land. Equipment must be returned clean. Triple rinse sprayer, knock clumps of dirt off and pressure wash tree planter and mulch applicator. There is a 2-day rental charge if picked up Friday at 4:00 p.m. and returned Monday at 8:30 a.m.
Tree Planter - $15 per day plus tax
- Make sure the area where you plan to plant is thoroughly cultivated
- Two people sit on machine, while unit moves slowly forward, allowing planting of large amounts of seedlings
- Has both a 2" ball hitch and U-hitch
- Hydraulic hook ups
- No safety light hook-up for transporting
Mulch Roller Applicator - $15 per day plus tax
- After planting seedlings, you can use the mulch roller to cover the soil with a thin layer of plastic
- The plastic barrier reduces weed competition and wicks moisture to seedlings.
- Plastic mulch must be purchased by the landowner from a supplier
- Has a 2" ball hitch
- Has hydraulic hook ups/or compatible with three-point hitch
- No Safety light hook up for transporting
Skid Sprayer - $50 per day plus tax, $100.00 for the weekend.
- Requires tie-downs for transportation (2000 pound weight requirement)
- Recommend removing tailgate
- Dimensions - 43" wide, 92" long, 4' high
- Recommend 3/4 tonne truck
- weighs 600 pounds when empty and approximately 1700 pounds when full
- 30' broadcast spray
- 200 gallon tank
- Boomless boom (Ideal for fence lines, small areas, pasture land, acreages. Large droplet sprayer, not designed for spraying a canola crop)
- Manual handreel with 300 foot hose with handwand
Truck Mount Applicator- Grasshopper Control $15 per day plus tax
- 180 degree rotating spout with in-cab control
- In-cab on/off switch for feed auger
- Hopper holds three bags of Eco Bran (132 lbs)
- Quick mounting and light weight (140 lbs)
- Will spread grass seed
Cattle Tag Reader (Gallagher)
Please note that a computer (not included) is needed to operate the Tag Reader and to download information.
For rental inquiries, contact the Agriculture Services Department at 780-532-9727.