BEFCO Broacast spreaders are available in both ground driven models, suitable for lawn tractors or ATV’s and PTO driven models, suitable for tractors. They are ideal for use on farms, golf courses, food plots, park systems, athletic fields, school campuses, and municipal or commercial operations. BEFCO Broadcast spreaders are capable of spreading sand, salt, seed, top dressings, lime, granular fertilizer and other types of granular materials. Broadcast spreaders have the ability of either spreading the full width or they can be set up to spread prevalently to the left or right of the spreader. All models are available with either metal or polyethylene hoppers and hoppers are available in several sizes with capacities ranging from 237 to 765 lbs. All Broadcast spreaders are equipped with shielded fronts to prevent the material from reaching the tractor. Preset gate opening controls allow operator to quickly close and re-open gates to the same setting when making end of field maneuvers.
Lawn tractors & ATV's
Baby-Hop broadcast spreaders offer a pull type hitch and are ground driven making them ideal for use in combination with a small lawn tractor, ATV or UTV. They are ideal for spreading seed, sand, salt, top dressing or any type of graniular fertilizer such a pelletized lime. The Baby-Hop is available with either a metal or a polyethylene hopper in two models and hopper capacities of 237 or 339 lbs. The BEFCO engineered simple gearbox disengagement allows units to be towed over long distances without compromising the gearbox.
The optional steel deflector shield allows you to reduce the spread swath when you need to concentrate the spread closer to the machine. The optional remote gate control allows you to open an close the gate from up to 6′ away.
Hop Broadcast spreaders are designed for spreading sand, salt, seed, top dressings, lime and granular fertilizer. They are available in four sizes with hopper capacities of 237, 339, 549 and 765 lbs. capacity. All Hop spreaders have a one piece seamless steel hopper with opening gates on the bottom to improve flow of material to the spreader disc. Models 209 and 212 are quick hitch compatible making it extremely easy to connect them and disconnect them from any tractor equipped with an ASABE cat. 1 quick hitch.
Poly-Hop Broadcast spreaders feature a corrosion resistant polyethylene hopper with a stainless steel bottom. The opening gates on the bottom help improve flow of material to the spreader disc. The polyethylene hoppers are a favorite in northern regions when spreading salt on snowy roads. They are also ideal for spreading sand, seed, top dressings, lime and granular fertilizer. Hoppers are available in four sizes with hopper capacities of 237, 339, 549 and 765 lbs. capacity. Models 209 and 212 are quick hitch compatible making it extremely easy to connect them and disconnect them from any tractor equipped with an ASABE cat. 1 quick hitch.
The spread swath varies with product between 17′ and 47′. An optional short spout can be used to reduce the spread swath in half to 8.5′ and 26′. Turbo-Hop pendular spreaders also have the ability to spread in bands. Band spreading is when the spreaders distributes material left and right but not in the middle. This is particularly handy in orchards or tree farms for treating rows of trees or shrubs. Band spreading with a Turbo-Hop is possible when the deflector is removed from the end of the spout. The material will be thrown in a band on each side of the spreader. By varying spout length and PTO speed, the spacing between the bands can be varied from about 23′ down to less than 6.5′. Five different models of Turbo-Hop pendular spreaders are available with hopper capacities ranging from 576 to 2310 lbs.
Turbo-Hop 301 pendular spreaders are equipped with a corrosion proof, impact resistant polyethylene hopper that still look new after years of exposure to the elements. The narrow hopper width makes them ideal for use in tight applications such as vineyards, nurseries and tree farms. Turbo-Hop 301 are ASABE cat. 1 quick hitch compatible and are suitable for tractor ranging from 20 to 60 Hp.
Turbo-Hop 303 pendular spreaders are equipped with a corrosion proof, impact resistant polyethylene hopper. The large square hopper sizes available, maximize the load capacity while actually reducing the load height. Turbo-Hop 303’s are ideal for use in large farming applications. Turbo-Hop 303 are ASABE cat. 1 & 2 quick hitch compatible and are suitable for tractor ranging from 20 to 60 Hp.