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Conversion Factors in the Grain Industry
Bushels/ Tonnes
Wheat 36.74371
Barley 45.92964
Oats 64.84214
Canola 44.0924
Flax/ Rye 39.3684
Length
1 inch = 0.0254 metre
1 foot = 0.3046 metre
1 yard = 0.9144 metre
1 mile = 1.609 kilometre
0.6214 miles = 1.000 kilometre
Area
1 acre = 0.4047 hectare
1/4 section (160 acres) = 64.75 hectare
1/2 section (320 acres) = 129.50 hectare
1 section (640 acres) = 259.0 hectare
1 township (36 sections) = 9324.0 hectare
1 hectare = 2.471 acres
Weight
1 pound = 0.453592 kilograms
1 ton (2000 pounds) = 907.1847 kilograms
2204.6226 pounds = 1000 kilograms (1 tonne)

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