Many varieties of certified wheat seed are selling for $15-$20 per bushel. With wheat-for-grain only, you can do well with one bushel per acre (60 pounds per acre) IF you have a good seedbed and IF you plant on time and IF you do not plan to graze the wheat.
Keeping this in view, how much does an acre of wheat produce?
In the United States, one acre of wheat yields an average 37.1 bushels of wheat. One bushel of wheat contains approximately one million individual kernels. One bushel of wheat weighs approximately 60 pounds. One bushel of wheat yields approximately 42 pounds of white flour.
What is the average yield of wheat per acre?
With an average seed size of 15,000 seeds per pound or 900,000 seeds per bushel, a pound of average-sized seed with 80% germination and emergence has a yield potential of approximately 1.5 bushels per acre. Seeding 40 lb of seed with a weight of 15,000 seed per pound has a yield potential of 60 bushels per acre.
How much can you make on an acre of soybeans?
Overall, high yields lead to the $762 corn revenue projection which is $8 per acre higher than 2015 corn revenue. 2016 Crop Revenue for Soybeans: Soybean crop revenue is projected at $653 per acre based on a 71 bushels per acre yield and a $9.20 price.