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Conversion Calculator and Charts

Here are approximate weights for fruits and vegetables per bushel for some of Tennessee’s most popular on-farm produce. Just find the weight per bushel, then find the weights of smaller amounts per product by using the Kitchen Equivalents chart.

Produce Weight/Unit
Conversion Calculator

Select Your Produce:

 Enter # of Bushels:
Unit of Measure Quantity/Weight
# of Pecks =
# of Ounces =
# of Pounds =

 


Kitchen Equivalent Converter

From
To 
1
 
Tablespoons = 1 Tablespoons

1 select a Kitchen unit from the "From" dropdown list
and one from the "To" dropdown list.
2 Enter a numeric value, and click "Convert" button.
 
Approximate Bushel Weights by Product
Apples: 1 bushel = 48 lb.
Cherries, sweet or sour: 1 bushel = 48-50 lb.
Peaches: 1 bushel = 48 lb.
Pears: 1 bushel = 50 lb.
Plums: 1 bushel = 56 lb.
Beans, snap, green or wax: 1 bushel = 32 lb.
Corn, sweet, in husk: 1 bushel = 35 lb.
Potatoes, Irish: 1 bushel = 56 lb.
Potatoes, sweet: 1 bushel = 50-55 lb.
Squash, summer: 1 bushel = 40 lb.
Tomatoes: 1 bushel = 53-56 lb.
Kitchen Equivalents
16 ounces = 1 pound
4 pecks = 1 bushel
8 quarts = 1 peck
4 quarts = 1 gallon
4 cups = 1 quart
2 cups = 1 pint
8 ounces = 1 cup
4 ounces = 1⁄2 cup
5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1⁄3 cup
16 tablespoons = 1 cup
4 tablespoons = 1⁄4 cup
2 tablespoons = 1⁄8 cup
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
A pinch = 1⁄8 tsp. or less

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