How many pounds does a bushel of ear corn weigh?

How many pounds does a bushel of ear corn weigh?

Standard weight of a bushel of ear corn is 68.4 lbs. and standard weight of bushel of shell corn is 56 lbs. That’s assuming the corn is 15.5% moisture. The actual weight of a bushel of corn depends on the percent moisture when it is harvested and on the test weight of the corn.

How much does a bushel of cracked corn weigh?

bulk commodity weights

Crop Weight per bushel (lbs.) LBS PER CUBIC FT
Corn, Cracked 56 – 62 45-50
Corn, shelled 56 45
Corn, ear 70
Cottonseed 32 26

How many pounds is 1000 bushel corn?

On the other hand, high test weight grain makes growers feel good when they deliver a 1000 bushel semi-load of grain that averages 60 lb test weight because they will get paid for 1071 56-lb “market” bushels (60,000 lbs ÷ 56 lbs/bu).

How many ears of corn makes a bushel?

112 8
An 8-inch ear of corn contains about 0.50 lb equivalent of shelled corn grain; therefore, 112 8-inch ears would equal 1 bushel (1 bushel = 56 pounds).

How much does 5 gallons of cracked corn weigh?

Senior Member. a 5 gallon bucket of corn weighs 34lbs.

Is there only one ear of corn on a stalk?

Most sweet corn varieties will have one to two ears per plant because they are mature rapidly and are generally short statured plants. Early maturing sweet corn will have one ear while those that mature later have two harvestable ears.

How much does a 5 gallon bucket of cattle feed weigh?

My approximation would be 28 to 36 lbs in a 5 gallon bucket, depending on the base grains used, and the “cut” of the pellets.

How much money does a farmer make off an acre of corn?

Corn in 2019 For 2019, crop revenue for corn is projected at $738 per acre based on a 208 bushel per acre yield and a $3.55 per bushel price.

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