Straw Blower Rental
Lorain SWCD has received a grant from the 2009 Great Lakes Commission, Great Lakes Basin Program for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control to purchase a commercial Tailgate Straw-Mulcher. This grant is partially funded through a grant provided by the Great Lakes Commission with funds from the United States Department of Agriculture.
Lorain SWCD has purchased the commercial Tailgate Straw-Mulcher to rent to landowners in Lorain County. The mulcher is designed for all mid- to large-scale commercial and residential jobs with a capacity of shooting up to seven tons of straw per hour and shooting up to 35 feet out. Typically coverage is 40-45 bales of straw per acre.
The straw-mulcher has been mounted on a trailer for easy transportation. This unit is user friendly and can be operated easily with a short demonstration by district staff.
A cash deposit of $100.00 is required prior to use.
Rental fee is a minimum of $50.00 per half-day rental (4 hours or less). Time over four (4) hours will be billed at $15.00 per meter hours.
Payment for rental is cash or check.
Overnight usage – renter must arrange in advance. The fee is $100.00 plus a $15.00 per hour charge.