This rate calculator will figure out your seeding            
rate per acre, per foot of drill row, per square  
meter and per square foot. Enter your information  
in the green boxes.  
             
1000 seed weight (grams)          
Seeding rate (lbs/ac)          
Drill spacing (inches)          
Germination (%)          
Survival rate (%)          
             
Expected populations: Seeded Emerged        
- per acre        
- per foot of drill row        
- per square foot        
- per square meter        
             
             
             
             
           
             
             
             
             
             
             
Alberta Agriculture publishes the following target densities per square foot.  
             
Hard red wheat 16 to 30   Fall rye   16 to 25  
CPS 18 to 30   Polish Canola 7 to 17  
Durum 16 to 24   Argentine Canola 7 to 12  
Extra strong 20 to 24   Flax   30 to 40  
2 row Barley 16 to 30   Peas   7 to 9  
6 row Barley 16 to 30   Lentils   10 to 14  
Oats 16 to 30          

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