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Harvest Season Terminology

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Exactly how big is an acre? How many pounds of corn are there in a bushel? Scroll through the slideshow to learn the definitions of common terms you hear on farms during harvest season.

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Bushel – A measurement of capacity or size pertaining to agriculture crops. One bushel of wheat is equal to 60 lbs., one bushel of soybeans is equal to 60 lbs., and one bushel of corn is equal to 56 lbs.

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