Cereal Production in Ontario


Cereal crops are an integral part of the cropping system in Ontario, grown on approximately 25% of the arable land. Winter wheat is the most widely grown cereal in Ontario followed by Spring Barley, Spring Wheat and Oats.

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Troubleshooting

Impact of Severe Weather

Common Calculations, Conversions and Facts

Wheat

  • 1 metric tonne = 36.74 bushels
  • There are 60 lbs in 1 bushel of wheat

Barley

  • 1 metric tonne = 45.93 bushels
  • There are 48 lbs in 1 bushel of barley

Oats

  • 1 metric tonne = 64.7 bushels
  • There are 34 lbs in 1 bushel of oats

 


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E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: Not Available
Last Reviewed: 16 November 2011