## How much does sorghum weight?

Grain sorghum is sold in the U.S. either in 100-pound increments or in bushels using a standard weight of 56 pounds.In the distant past it was probably easier to buy and sell grain based on a volume measurement (bushel) than to accurately weigh the grain or maybe to trust the accuracy of the scale or honesty of the …

### How many pounds is a bushel of grain sorghum?

50 Pounds

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

Alfalfa Seed | Per Bushel | 60 Pounds |
---|---|---|

Sorghum Seed | Per Bushel | 50 Pounds |

Spelt | Per Bushel | 40 Pounds |

Spinach | Per Bushel | 12 Pounds |

Sweet Clover Seed Unhulled | Per Bushel | 33 Pounds |

**How much is sorghum per bushel?**

The average sorghum farm price was $3.34 per bushel in 2019-20, according to the USDA.

**What is the test weight of grain sorghum?**

It is a volumetric measurement based on grain weight in one official bushel or 1.244 cubic feet. For U.S. No. 1 yellow corn, the official minimum test weight is 56 pounds. For soybeans and wheat it’s 60 pounds, sorghum and rye are 56 pounds, barley is 48 pounds, oats are 32 pounds, and rice is 45 pounds.

## What is whole grain sorghum?

Sorghum is a whole grain that can be cooked and used in dishes similarly to rice or quinoa. The ancient grain originated in Northeastern Africa, around 8,000 B.C. Today, the United States is the largest producer of grain sorghum. In fact, hundreds of products now contain sorghum.

### How many bushels of sorghum can you get per acre?

Its ability to withstand short periods of drought and high temperatures allowed the crop to produce a good yield across many areas. The final average expected yield across the U.S. will be around 76 bushels per acre, which is just below the record set in 2016 at 77.9 bushels per acre.

**What is the market price for grain sorghum?**

Marketing year average U.S. farm prices for grain sorghum are projected to be $5.09 per bushel using a combination of 2021 CME corn futures contract prices, U.S. monthly cash grain sorghum prices and basis estimates available through December 31, 2020 (Figure 1bc).

**Who should not eat sorghum?**

Sorghum flour safe celiac disease Celiac disease is a severe allergy to gluten which is primarily found in wheat-based products. Up to 1% of the population of United States is believed to have celiac disease.

## How to calculate the volume of grain in cubic feet?

Obtaining total grain weight Multiply cubic feet of volume by the appropriate figure from Table 2 under Pounds/Cubic Feet. If actual bushel weight (test weight) is available, multiply actual bushel weight by 0.803. This calculation will give a more accurate figure for lbs./cu. ft. than you can get from the table.

### How to convert weight of grain to moisture?

Divide total grain weight by appropriate standard bushel weight. Divide total grain weight by 100. Table 4. Moisture conversion for soybeans. Table 5. Moisture conversion for wheat. Table 6. Moisture conversion for grain sorghum. These conversion tables cover the most widely grown crops and the most common moisture contents.

**How to calculate the weight of a bushel of grain?**

Obtaining total grain weight Multiply cubic feet of volume by the appropriate figure from Table 2 under Pounds/Cubic Feet. If actual bushel weight (test weight) is available, multiply actual bushel weight by 0.803.

**What is the formula for the depth of grain?**

grain depth = 1,260 cu. ft. In circular bins, the formula is: pi (3.14) multiplied by the radius squared, multiplied by the depth of grain = cubic feet.