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Soybean Metric Cheat Sheet

1 MT (Metric Ton) = 36.7 Bushels

1 Hectare = 2.47 Acres

To convert bushels per acre to metric tons per hectare divide by 14.7

 (15 is close enough for quick calculations)

A hectare is 10,000 square meters

A metric ton is 1,000 kilograms or 2,204 pounds

A metric ton is 204 pounds more than a standard ton

 

 

NCDA&CS International Trade Office, Peter Thornton, Assistant Director
Mailing Address: 1020 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1020
Physical Address: 2 W. Edenton Street, Room 411, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 733-7912; FAX: (919) 715-0083

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