# How much volume is a bushel of corn?

## How much volume is a bushel of corn?

The bushel measurement was not defined in terms of cubic feet, but is currently considered to be about 1.25 cubic feet in volume.

## How many square feet are in a bushel of corn?

There is 1,017.36 square feet across x 18 feet of grain depth = 18,312.5 cubic feet of grain in the bin. The final step is to convert from cubic feet to bushels. There are 0.8 bushels in a cubic foot so multiply 18,312.5 cubic feet x 0.8 bu/cubic foot to get 14,650 bushels of grain in the bin.

**How much does bushel corn weigh?**

56 Pounds

Section 600.TABLE B Standard Weight Per Bushel for Agricultural Commodities

Alfalfa Seed | Per Bushel | 60 Pounds |
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Corn, Shelled | Per Bushel | 56 Pounds |

Cotton Seed | Per Bushel | 32 Pounds |

Cranberries | Per Bushel | 33 Pounds |

Cucumbers | Per Bushel | 48 Pounds |

**How many cubic feet is a bushel of ear corn?**

1 bushel ear corn = 70 pounds = 2.5 cubic feet (15.5% moisture) 1 bushel shelled corn = 56 pounds = 1.25 cubic feet (15.5% moisture). 1 cubic foot = 0.8 bushel shelled corn = 0.4 bushel ear corn.

### What is a bushel of corn?

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 many is in a bushel?

A bushel (abbreviation: bsh. or bu.) is an imperial and US customary unit of volume based upon an earlier measure of dry capacity. The old bushel is equal to 2 kennings (obsolete), 4 pecks, or 8 dry gallons, and was used mostly for agricultural products, such as wheat….

Bushel | |
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imperial/US units | 2150.42 cu in |

**How many bushels of corn can you get per acre?**

Corn yield in the United States is estimated at 172.0 bushels per acre, 4.5 bushels above the 2019 yield of 167.5 bushels per acre.

**How do you measure a bushel of corn in a bin?**

To convert from cubic feet to bushels, multiply cubic feet by 0.8. For example, with a 36-foot diameter bin, the radius would be half the diameter or 18 feet (Figure 1). To square it, multiply 18 by 18. (18 x 18 = 324).

## What is bushel capacity?

Bushel, unit of capacity in the British Imperial and the United States Customary systems of measurement. The U.S. level bushel (or struck bushel) is equal to 2,150.42 cubic inches (35,245.38 cubic cm) and is considered the equivalent of the Winchester bushel, a measure used in England from the 15th century until 1824.

## How do you measure a bushel of corn?

To determine bushels of grain or shelled corn by volume, calculate grain volume in cubic feet, and divide by 1.25 or multiply by . 8. To determine bushels of ear corn by volume, calculate grain volume in cubic feet, and divide by 2.5 or multiply by . 4.

**How much is a bushel of corn today?**

The current price of corn as of October 22, 2021 is $5.3800 per bushel.