The Charles SCD is now offering four pieces of conservation equipment for rental. Equipment available includes: 12' Turbo Till, Post Pounder- Trailer Model, No Till Drill with Small Seed Box and Subsoiler with Berm Conditioner.Rental Equipment Brochure
Interested renters, please follow these easy steps:
Stop by the Charles SCD office to complete a Conservation Assistance Agreement and schedule a date and time you would like to reserve the equipment or; Mail the completed Conservation Assistance Agreement to your office and call to schedule a date and time you would like to reserve the equipment. The completed Agreement must be received by our office prior to scheduling.
If renting the post pounder, view safety video at Charles SCD.
On the day you are scheduled to use the equipment, Call the Charles SCD office and a staff member will meet you at Newburg Service Center for pick up. Payment will be held at time of rental pick up.
When you are finished, call the Charles SCD office and return the equipment to Newburg Service Center as scheduled and your payment will be finalized for the equipment rental.
The lower rental rates are possible through cooperative efforts of Charles SCD, Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commision and USDA-NRCS. The goal of the program is to increase the number of farms implementing conservation methods and offer equipment that enables small acreage farmers access to operate without the significant expense of purchasing equipment.