# How many bales do you get per acre?

**you can get**as

**much**as 5 large rounded hays that have weigh 1000 lbs. each,

**per acre**on average. Some farmers also give a rough estimate of 100 s??mall

**bales**of hay

**per acre**.

Similarly, how many round bales can you get per acre?

But rule of thumb is that **one** tonne of **hay** is equal to approx 40/45 **bales** or 4 to 5 **round bales** and **one acre would** yield approx two tonnes of **hay**.

Likewise, how much money can you make growing hay? “**You** are going to get more than three years out of that, but if **we** use three years, that's about $100 per acre per year,” Brown says. “If **you** are getting $125 per ton for quality **hay**, **you** are going to see a profit of $51 per ton, or $204 per acre. “The potential is there to **make** some pretty good **money** on **hay**.”

In respect to this, how many small bales of hay can you get per acre?

Here was the thought, on 50 acres you would get **100 square bales** per acre, which is a conservative number. If we do the math, that works out to be. **100 bales** x 50 acres = 5000 bales of hay for 50 acres of land.

How many tons of hay does an acre produce?

The average U.S. dry **hay yield** (all types) dropped from 2.52 **tons** per **acre** in 2016 to 2.44 **tons** per **acre** in 2017. For alfalfa and alfalfa-grass mixtures, the average **yield** declined from 3.45 **tons** per **acre** in 2016 to 3.32 **tons** per **acre** in 2017.