All Fuerst broadcast seeder-spreader models feature a stirring agitator as standard equipment. The steel hopper and tubular frame are designed for long life, and an optional plastic hopper is also available for corrosion resistance. Simple to operate levers and three spreading patterns are used to obtain an accurate and uniform spread in the desired direction. Spreading discs with four adjustable vanes are used to assure maximum efficiency and uniform spread for different types of fertilizer and seeds. These seeders also feature a heavy-duty gearbox that has an oil-pressed steel housing and a 1:1 gear ratio.