QOTW - Corny trivia

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Registered: 12-17-2007
QOTW - Corny trivia
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Mon, 01-25-2010 - 12:34pm

Play along and don't google the answer. ;)

How many kernals on an average ear of corn?

On average, how many kernals of corn are in 1 pound of corn (no ears)?

Answers given on the weekend of no one has a correct guess sooner.



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Registered: 01-03-2001
Mon, 01-25-2010 - 4:20pm

120 kernels per ear?

480 kernels per pound?



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Registered: 03-19-2003
Tue, 01-26-2010 - 3:02am

Hmm... 300 kernels per ear, and about 1500 per pound?














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Registered: 12-17-2007
Thu, 01-28-2010 - 12:14am
Pretty low on both guesses - good try



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Registered: 12-17-2007
Thu, 01-28-2010 - 12:16am
Low on the kernels per ear and high on the kernels per pound. Getting close on the pound guess though. :)



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Registered: 12-17-2007
Thu, 01-28-2010 - 12:18am

Some Additional corny trivia

100 bushels of corn produces approximately 7,280,000 kernels.



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Registered: 03-19-2003
Thu, 01-28-2010 - 2:08am

Hmm 375 per ear and 1700 per pound?














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Registered: 12-17-2007
Fri, 01-29-2010 - 9:34pm
You are low on the number per ear and A little high on the amount per pound. Good guesses though.



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Registered: 07-10-2003
Sat, 01-30-2010 - 1:20am
500 per ear and 1400 per pound?
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Registered: 12-17-2007
Mon, 02-01-2010 - 1:42pm

And the ANSWER is.......

800 Kernels per ear - generally 16 rows to the ear!

1300 Kernals per pound

100 bushels consists of approximately 7,280,000 kernels.

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