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half-bushel: a bushel of corn weighs about 56 pounds, therefore, a half bushel weighs about 28 pounds.
example: The farmer explained to us that a bushel is 8 gallons of dry food, but that depending on the food, the 8 gallons might not weigh the same. A half bushel of rye weighs about 24 pounds white a half bushel of corn weighs about 28 pounds.
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