Acre (soil weight)

Acre (soil weight)

An acre furrow slice is the volume or soil in an acre of topsoil 6-7 inches deep. The estimated average weight of soil in an acre furrow slice is 2,000,000 lbs (1,000 tons).

Area Furrow Slice
1 acre 43,560 ft2 2,000,000 lbs
½ acre 21,780 ft2 1,000,000 lbs
¼ acre 10,890 ft2 500,000 lbs
1/20 acre 2,178 ft2 100,000 lbs
1,000 ft2 45,914 lbs
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