Business Planning

The most important part of planning is writing it down. RAIN staff have a varied background to analyze business opportunities. We will help you define a strategy, research your market and competitive position, and create a clear business plan to articulate the opportunity.

Contact David Thompson at or 705 942 7927 ext 3027 

Soil Sampling Services

RAIN is now offering a soil sampling service to help local producers get the most from their soils/land. A RAIN representative will take soil samples from each field necessary, the samples will be sent out to a lab to be analyzed. When results come back, a copy of the test results will be provided, as well as a fertilizer recommendations if wanted.
Pricing depends on location and number of samples.
Contact Mikala Parr for more information at or 705-942-7927 ext. 3046

Equipment Rentals

RAIN has a trailer to transport equipment – just hitch on and go or contact us for delivery rates

6′ Great Plains/Kincaid No-Till Seed Drill (3P 606NT)

Great Plains Kincaid no-till seed drill   Great Plains Kincaid no-till seed drill

  • Requires minimum 60hp tractor
  • Two seed boxes enable planting of large or small seeds
  • Attachment and seat allows for small plot establishment
  • $15-$25/acre depending on scale

Yeomans SB-6 Subsoiler Plow

  • Requires minimum 60hp tractor
  • Subsoiler with two 26″ shanks
  • Designed for minimal above-ground disturbance
  • $10-$20/acre depending on scale

For more on subsoiling/deep ripping, check out this video from

Boaz Mini Combine Harvester

Boaz mini-combine Boaz mini-combine

  • Self-propelled plot-sized combine with a 13hp gasoline engine
  • Feeding capacity <1lb/s
  • Head designed for wheat, oats, rye, barley, and other small grains, as well as small oil seeds.
  • $50/acre

Contact Mikala Parr at or 705 942 7927 ext 3046 to arrange equipment rentals.