These are survey results only - not recommended rates.

NOTES: *Indicates one report received.

Tillage

Operation Location Most Common 2015 Range 2016 Most Common 2016
Discing – crop & stubble Alberta $160-165/hr
$12-20/ac
$160-165/hr
$12-20/ac
$160-165/hr
$12-20/ac
– hay & pasture Alberta $160-165/hr
$12-20/ac
$135-220/hr
$12-20/ac
$155-220/hr
$12-20/ac
Total reports = 23 Surveyed Fall 2016
Rototilling – hay & pasture Alberta $100/hr* $100/hr* $100/hr*
Total reports = 1 Surveyed Fall 2016
Cultivating Alberta $150/hr*
$6.50-12/ac
$150/hr*
$6.50-12/ac
$150/hr*
$6.50-12/ac
Total reports = 5 Surveyed Fall 2016
Harrowing Alberta $10/ac $3.50-10/ac $10/ac
Total reports = 6 Surveyed Fall 2016
Harrowing & packing (good neighbour rate) Alberta $2.75-10/ac $2.75-10/ac $2.75-10/ac
Total reports = 4 Surveyed Fall 2016
Land rolling Alberta $15-18/ac $7-18/ac $15-18/ac
Total reports = 6 Surveyed Fall 2016

Machinery Rental

Operation Location Most Common 2015 Range 2016 Most Common 2016
Breaking disc Alberta $300-900/day
$9/ac
$300-900/day
$9/ac
$300-900/day
$9/ac
Total reports = 7 Surveyed Summer & Fall 2016
Heavy harrow Alberta $2.50-3.75/ac
$500-600/day
$2.50-3.75/ac
$395-600/day
$2.50-3.75/ac
$500-600/day
Total reports = 12 Surveyed Summer & Fall 2016
Harrow packer Alberta $395/day*
$3.75/ac*
No Response to Survey No Response to Survey
Total reports = 0 Surveyed Summer & Fall 2016
Land roller Alberta $2-3.50/ac
$450/day*
$2-3.50/ac
$450/day*
$3-3.50/ac
$450/day*
Total reports = 6 Surveyed Summer & Fall 2016
Tractor - 210 hp Alberta $55/hr $55/hr $55/hr
Total reports = 4 Surveyed Summer & Fall 2016