Wheat trivia

Wheat trivia
by Bryan Painter Published: May 6, 2012
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Wheat Trivia

How many kernels are in a bushel of wheat?

Approximately 1 million

How much does a bushel of wheat weigh?

Approximately 60 pounds

How many one-pound loaves of white bread can be made from a bushel of wheat?

About 70 to 73 loaves

How many one-pound loaves of whole wheat bread can be made from a bushel of wheat?

About 95 loaves

How many pounds of pasta can be made from a bushel of wheat?

About 42 pounds

Do you know how many 24 oz. boxes of wheat flakes cereal can be made from a bushel of wheat?

About 45

Source: Oklahoma Wheat Commission


by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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