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A bushel of shelled corn weighs 56 pounds (25.401 kilograms).
A bushel actually used to be a volumetric measurement but due to inconsistency in volumes between crops like corn, wheat or soybeans, it was changed to 60 lbs, then 56 lbs.
Somewhere between 50 and 100 pounds. Yeah, that sounds like a pretty big variance, and it is. The key variable here is the moisture content of the corn. At 5% it would weight 49.81 pounds. At 50% moisture, it would weight 94.64 pounds.


But for marketing purposes, the USDA specifies one bushel of dried, shelled field corn weighs 56 pounds and is at 15% moisture content. All values are based on that measurement.
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How many bushels of corn can you get from an acre of corn?

That depends on many factors including corn cultivar, variety, soil type, precipitation, farm management, fertility level, and pest control, just to name a few. The number of bushels in one acre can range anywhere from 0 to over 300.

How much a bushel of apples weighs?

Actually, a bushel of apples weigh's in at about 42 lbs. This is depending on the apple variety, i.e. smaller apples will weigh more per bushel volume and some apples are actually more dense, etc. but 42 lbs per bushel is about average.\n. \nTake Care!\n. \n-M\n. \n. \n. \n How much what? ( Full Answer )

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How many ears of corn in a bushel?

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How much does one ear of sweet corn weigh?

The full ear including husk, cob, and kernels weighs about a pound, depending on a number of factors. One ear will yield about four to six ounces of kernels.

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How much does a bushel of flour weigh?

A bushel is a measurement used for wheat, not flour. However, abushel of wheat weighs about sixty pounds. This would make aboutsixty pound of wheat flour, but only 42 pounds of white flour.

How big is a bushel of corn?

Slightly larger than one cubic foot. It is the amount of corn that will fit into a box about 15 inches long, 12 inches wide and 12 inches deep. (2,150 cubic inches)

How much does a bushell of corn cost?

A bushel of corn in the United states for the 2014-2015 farmingseason is approximately $4.20. However, these prices vary accordingto area of the country.

Market price for bushels of corn?

The current market price for corn is always changing, but if you want to know what farmers are currently being offered for corn in the US, you can check the website in the related links below anytime. Just type in your local postal zip code and it will give you the closest current offers.

How many bushels of corn in a railcar?

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Where to buy bushels of shelled corn?

You buy it at a farm that sells corn because usually they will give you a bushel of corn.. p.s. give me trust points

How much space does a bushel of corn take up?

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How much does corn sell per bushel?

Depends what area y'all living in I know in Ashland Kentucky y'all could sell from 99 cents to 2 dollars depending how how much the size color and stuff

How much does a bushel of Roma tomatoes weigh?

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How much does 1 bushel of cabbage weigh?

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On average, multiply the ear corn bushels times 0.8 to get shelled corn bushels. This is not an absolute, just a rule of thumb for estimating. The only way to get a truly accurate measure is to go ahead and shell the corn.

What weight is a bushel of corn?

Shelled corn which meets the US minimum standard weighs 56 pounds or more per bushel, while having a moisture content of 15% or less.

How much of a bushel of corn is used to make ethanol?

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How much does a bushel of oats weigh in Canada?

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How much did a bushel of corn cost in 2003?

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How much does a bushel of whole corn weigh?

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