Yield estimates

Dennis Berglund  |   August 24, 2012

1)      Corn

a)      (Ears in 1/1000 acre x rows per ear x kernels per row)/90 = Bushels/Acre


2)      Soybeans

a)      Assuming 120,000 plants per acre and 3,100 seeds per pound:

i)        Pods per Plant x Soybeans per Pod x 0.65 = Bushels/Acre

b)      If stand is 150,000 plants per acre, then increase yield by 25%

c)       If seed count is 2,500 seeds per pound, then increase yield by 25%


3)      Sugarbeets

a)      In 22” rows, take pounds of beets in 10 feet of row x 1.18  = Tons/Acre

b)      In 30” rows, take pounds of beets in 10 feet of row x  0.87 = Tons/Acre


4)      Wheat

a)      Assuming 14,500 seeds per pound:

i)        (Heads per square foot x Kernels per head)/20 = Bushels/Acre

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