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Conversions Between English and Metric Units

Ag Decision Maker -- Iowa State University Extension and Outreach


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Length
English

Inches

Unit
1

Metric
Value
100.00
3.94

=
=

Value
2,540.00
100.00

Unit
Millimeters

1.00
3047.85

Area
English

Acres

Unit
4

Metric
Value
100.00
247.11

=
=

Value
40.47
100.00

Unit
3.00

Hectares

0.00

Weight
Pick a crop (for bushels, only) => Corn, shelled 10
English
Unit
Value
2
100.00 =
Pounds
220.46 =

Metric
Value
45.36
100.00

Unit
Kilograms

2.00

Liquid Volume
English
Quarts

Unit
3

Value
100.00
105.68

=
=

Metric
Value
Unit
94.62
Liters
100.00

=
=

Metric
Value
Unit
76.46
cubic meters
100.00
cubic meters

2.00

Dry Volume
English
Unit
cubic yards
cubic yards

Value
100.00
130.80

Crop Yields
Pick a crop (for bushels, only) =>

Corn, shelled

10

English
Unit
3

Cwt. per acre

Metric
Value
100.00

Value
=

Unit
11.21

3.00

Metric tons per hectare

Cwt. per acre

892.06

100.00

Metric tons per hectare

559.79

Prices
Pick a crop (for bushels, only) =>

Sorghum

22

English
Unit
U.S. dollar

Metric
Value

Value
$1.0266

$1.00 =

$
$

$ per hundred wt.

1.00
44.19

=
=

$
$

0.02
1.00

Unit
Canada

(Click for currency units)


1.00

foreign $ / kilogram

Temperature
Fahrenheit
86.0 =
212.0 =

Celsius
30.0
100.0

Application Rates
English
Unit
pounds per acre
pounds per acre
quarts per acre
quarts per acre

Version 1.1
Authors: William Edwards
Ann M. Johanns
Date Printed:

Metric
Value
100.00
89.22
100.00
42.76

=
=
=
=

Value
112.08
100.00
233.84
100.00

Unit
kilograms per hectare
kilograms per hectare
liters per hectare
liters per hectare

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Commodity
Alfalfa seed
Barley
Beans, dry
Beans, lima
Beans, snap
Buckwheat
Canola/rapeseed
Clover seed
Corn, ear
Corn, shelled
Cottonseed
Flaxseed
Lentils
Millet
Milo
Mustard seed
Oats
Orchard grass seed
Peas, dry
Rice, rough
Rye
Sorghum
Soybeans
Sudangrass seed
Sunflower seed
Sweet potatoes
Timothy seed
Triticale
Wheat

lbs/bushel
60
48
60
56
30
48
50
60
70
56
32
56
60
59
56
59
32
14
60
45
56
56
60
40
30
55
45
52
60

Length
Inches
Feet
Yards
Miles

Millimeters

Area
Sq. inches
Sq. feet
Sq. yards
Acres
Sq. miles

Sq. Centimeters

Weight
Ounces
Pounds
Tons
Bushels

Grams

Liquid Volume
Ounces
Pints
Quarts
Gallons

Milliliters

Yields
Bushels per acre
Tons per acre
Cwt. per acre
Prices
$ per bushel
$ per ton
$ per pound
$ per hundred wt.

25.4
304.8
914.4
1609340

6.4516
929.0304
8361.2736
40468564.224
25899881103.36

Millimeters
Centimeters
Meters
Kilometers

Sq. centimeters
Sq. meters
Hectares
Sq. kilometers

28.3495 Grams
453.592 Kilograms
907185 Quintals
Metric tons

29.57 Milliliters
473.12 Liters
946.24 Dekaliter
3784.96

1.12085 Kilograms per hectare


2242 Quintals per hectare
112.1 Metric tons per hectare

2.2046 foreign $ / kilogram


0.0011023 foreign $ / quintal
2.2046 foreign $ / tonne
0.022046

1
0.1
0.001
0.000001

1
0.0001
0.00000001
1E-010

1
0.001
0.00001
0.000001

1
0.001
0.0001

1
0.01
0.001

1
100
1000