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# Can you measure a bushel with a 5 gallon pail and get an approximate answer?

Updated: 9/11/2023

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yes...weigh pail contents on scale and use weight per bushel of volume chart

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Q: Can you measure a bushel with a 5 gallon pail and get an approximate answer?
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