1. Load Weight
Enter load weight (tons) or volume (gallons)
2. Distance traveled (feet)
Enter distance traveled to spread one load in feet
3. Width of spread (feet)
Enter width of spread in feet allowing 10-20%overlap for uniform coverage
4. Area of spread (square feet)
The Excel spreadsheet will multiply line 2 by line 3.
5. Acres covered
The Excel spreadsheet will divide line 4 by line 43,560
6. Application rate (tons / acre or gal / acre)
The Excel spreadsheet will divide line 1 by line 5 to give you the recommended application rate.