Guideline Index

Appendix A – Conversion Tables

Appendix A contains conversion tables for fertiliser application rates, weights, and areas.

Table A.1 Fertiliser application rate conversions

kg/ha kg/acre cwt/acre Small bag/ha Small bag/acre
50 20 1 0.4
100 40 2 0.8
125 50 1 2.5 1
150 60 3 1.2
175 70 3.5 1.4
200 81 4 1.6
225 90 4.5 1.8
250 100 2 5 2
275 110 5.5 2.2
300 120 6 2.4
350 140 7 2.8
375 150 3 7.5 3
400 160 8.5 3.2
450 180 9 3.6
500 200 4 10 4
550 220 11 4.4
600 240 12 4.8
625 250 5 12.5 5
650 260 13 5.2
700 280 14 5.6
800 320 16 6.4
900 360 19 7.2
1000 (1 tonne) 400 8 20 8

 

Table A.2 Weight conversions
This Weight Equals This Weight
1 kg 2.2 lbs
1 lb 0.45 kg
1000 kg 1 metric tonne or 2200 lbs
1 cwt 50 kg or 112 lbs
1 large bag 84.3 kg or 186 lbs
1 small bag 50 kg or 112 lbs
20 small bags 1 tonne, 1000 kg or 2200 lbs
10 lbs/acre 11 kg/ha

 

 Table A.3  Area conversions
 This Area  Equals This Area
 1 hectare  2.47 acres
 1 acre  0.4 hectares
 1 hectare  10,000 square metres

Online metric conversions: http://www.measurement.gov.au/Pages/MetricConversion.aspx