How Many Bushels of Corn Per Acre?

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A farmer who grows corn can expect to get about 170 bushels of corn per acre. The US average, as of 2009, was 161.9 bushels per acre. If you live and farm in Iowa, you can expect an average of 187 bushels per acre, according to Iowa State University. There is a difference in growing soybeans, also. The US average is 42.3 bushels per acre, and in Iowa, the average is 52 bushels per acre.
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Bushels of corn per acre is a measurement of corn production. Currently, in Nebraska, corn is produced at 166 bushels per acre. This is in contrast to the 1900s where only 26 bushels per acre of corn was produced. Across the country, the average yields of corn is up 20 percent in 2009 where it was 165 bushels per acre. This resulted in 13.1 billion bushels in 2009 which was a record. Most corn is not used for corn on the cob eating; in fact, only one percent of production is sweet corn. Most corn is used for feeding livestock and poultry and used for corn and corn products. Recently, ethanol is being produced from corn stocks.
Bushels of corn per acre differ per individual state's agricultural statistics. In Indiana, the fifth highest corn producer in the United States, farmers estimate production of 145 bushels per acre.
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Usually 155 to 160 bushels per acre, but 2009 was a pretty good year and pushed the state average up to 171 bu/ac.
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About 120 bushels of corn per acre.
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1. Determine the yield per unit. For example, select 10 ears of corn and count how many kernels each one contains. Add them together, then divide by 10 for the average kernels per
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A farmer who grows corn can expect to get about 170 bushels of corn per acre. The US average, as of 2009, was 161.9 bushels per acre. If you live and farm in Iowa ...
There are a few calculatons to determin how many bushels of corn are in an acre. You have to calculate row width and number of harvestable ears on plants. For ...
There are a few calculatons to determin how many bushels of corn are in an acre. You have to calculate row width and number of harvestable ears on plants. For ...
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