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Synonyms for bushel

Synonyms for bushel

a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152

a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks

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North Dakota produces between 250 and 300 million bushels of hard red spring wheat each year, about half of the U.S.
Myriad currently plans to keep Bushel's offerings separate from FarmCentric.
As part of the newly renovated Charles Washington Hall, Bushel & Peck operates Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m.
The average yield was 80 bushels per acre, down 14 bushels from the previous year.
US agribusiness giant Cargill said it expanded its corn-based ethanol business by opening a plant in Fort Dodge, Iowa, with the capacity to grind 150,000 bushels of corn daily.
Wheat for delivery in December added 0.3 percent to $6.4475 a bushel. Milling wheat for delivery in November traded on NYSE Liffe in Paris rose 0.8 percent to 183.50 euros ($243.94) a metric ton.
Corn futures were limit up - at the daily ceiling - at $7.56-1/2 a bushel in Chicago at midday.
Unexpected: the amount by which the forecast was slashed, from 13 billion bushels estimated just last month to 10.8 billion bushels, a whopping 17 percent decline in its forecast.
exported only 684 million bushels of whole soybeans compared to 1.6 billion bushels in 2010.
Corn harvested fresh will save $0.35 to $0.90 per bushel in drying costs.
Even then most of the larger seed sizes rarely weighed more than 56 pounds, which is one bushel of corn.
The analysts anticipates near-term prices around $9.50 per bushel to $10.50 per bushel, with the spring corn-soybean "bidding war" adding a possible 25 cents to 50 cents.
US farmers are enthusiastically laying seed into fields that come autumn will contribute to an estimated 12 billion bushel US corn crop and 3 billion bushel US soybean crop, helping feed people and animals around the world.
WE'RE told not to hide our light under a bushel, a phrase taken, of course, from the Sermon on the Mount.