Wheat:

Weights, Measures and
Conversion Factors

BUSHEL WEIGHTS:
1 bu. Wheat or Soybeans
=
60 lbs
1 bu. Corn or Sorghum
=
56 lbs
1 bu. Barley
=
48 lbs.
1 bu. Oats
=
32 lbs.

BUSHELS TO METRIC TONS:
Wheat or Soybeans
=
bu. x 0.027216
Corn or Sorghum
=
bu. x 0.025400
Barley
=
bu. x 0.021772
Oats
=
bu. x 0.014515

1 METRIC TON EQUALS:
36.74371 bu. of Wheat or Soybeans
39.3679 bu. of Corn or Sorghum
45.9296 bu. of Barley
68.8944 bu. of Oats


BUSHELS/ACRE TO METRIC TONS/HECTARE:
Wheat:bu./acre x .06725
=
metric tons/hectare
Corn:bu./acre x .06277
=
metric tons/hectare
Barley:bu./acre x .05380
=
metric tons/hectare
Oats:bu./acre x .03587
=
metric tons/hectare


ACREAGE EQUIVALENTS:
1 hectare
=
2.4710 acres
1 square mile
=
640 acres (259 hectares)
1 acre
=
0.404694 hectares
=
43,560 square feet
=
4,4800 square yards
=
91 yards of a football field



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