Spreader Settings Help

These spreader settings are suggestions and are not a replacement for properly calibrating your spreader. See your spreader manufacturer's guide for proper spreader calibration. For more information and other useful conversions please consult "Conversions and Other Useful Information"

GENERIC SETTINGS - Rotary / Broadcast Spreaders*
Application Rate
Spreader Range 3 lbs/1,000 sq. ft. 4 lbs/1,000 sq. ft. 5 lbs/1,000 sq ft.
1-10  2.5  3.5  4
1-18  3 4 5
1-24  14  16  18
1-40 25  30  33

 

 

GENERIC SETTINGS - Drop Spreaders
Application Rate
Spreader Range 3 lbs/1,000 sq. ft 4 lbs/1,000 sq. ft 5 lbs/1,000 sq. ft
1-12 2 3.5 4.5
1-20 4 5 6
1-30 13 15 17

*If your spreader uses an alphabetical system rather than numerical; convert letters to numbers to find your settings. For example: "A" would become 1, "B" equals 2, and so on. So, For a spreader that has settings of A-R you would refer to the chart for a spreader with a range of 1-18, or the next closest number set.