239.32 STANDARD WEIGHT OF BUSHEL.
In contracts for the sale of any of the following articles, the term "bushel" shall mean the
number of pounds avoirdupois herein stated: corn, in ear, 70; beans (except lima beans, scarlet
runner pole beans, white runner pole beans and broad windsor beans), smooth peas, wheat,
clover seed, Irish potatoes and alfalfa, 60; broom corn seed and sorghum seed, 57; shelled corn
(except sweet corn), rye, lima beans, flaxseed and wrinkled peas, 56; sweet potatoes and turnips,
55; onions and rutabagas, 52; buckwheat, hempseed, rapeseed, beets, green apples, walnuts,
rhubarb, hickory nuts, chestnuts, tomatoes, scarlet runner pole beans and white runner pole beans,
50; barley, millet, Hungarian grass seed, sweet corn, cucumbers and peaches, 48; broad windsor
beans, 47; carrots, timothy seed and pears, 45; parsnips, 42; spelt or spilts, 40; cranberries, 36;
oats and bottom onion-sets, 32; dried apples, dried peaches and top onion-sets, 28; peanuts,
22; blue grass, orchard grass and redtop seed, 14; plastering hair, unwashed, 8; plastering hair,
washed, 4; lime, 80; but if sold by the barrel the weight shall be 200 pounds. In contracts for the
sale of green apples, the term "bushel" shall mean 2150.42 cubic inches.
History: (7025) RL s 2728; 1913 c 560 s 4; 1935 c 270