Pop-Corn Quiz: Seed Planting

In the Corn Belt, farmers plant corn in the spring. They use special machinery to place seeds of popcorn into the soil. The seeds are place about 1-1/2” deep and six inches apart.

Question: Can you guess how many seeds of popcorn are planted on one acre using this method?

Scroll beneath the photograph to see the answer.



Answer: Over 28,000 popcorn seeds will grow on one acre of farmland!


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