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Many farmers and gardeners find it beneficial to plant by the moon. Plant root crops when the moon is decreasing or waning and above ground crops when the moon is increasing or waxing. See the current moon phases here.

Livestock Prices

Here are the Wednesday livestock prices for Campbellsville and Russell Springs.

Weights and Measures

LENGTH:

4 inches=1 hand

7.92 inches=1 link

18 inches=1 cubit

12 inches=1 foot

6 feet=1 fathom

3 feet=1 yard

5.5 yards=1 rod or pole

40 poles=1 furlong

8 furlongs=1 mile

69 1/8 mile=1 degree

60 geographical miles=1 degree

1760 yards or 5280 feet=1 mile

SURFACE:

144 square inches=1 square foot

9 square feet=1 square yard

30.25 square yards=1 square rod, perch, or pole

40 square rods=1 square rood

4 square roods=1 square acre

Gunter's Chain=22 yards or 100 links

10 square chains=1 square acre

640 square acres=1 square mile

272.25 square feet=1 square rod

43,560 square feet=1 acre

MEASURE OF SOLIDARITY:

1,728 cubic inches=1 cubic foot

27 cubic feet=1 cubic yard

DRY MEASURE:

8 quarts=1 peck

4 pecks=1 bushel

8 bushels=1 quarter

36 bushels=1 chaldron

1 bushel=2,150.42 cubic inches

LIQUID MEASURE:

4 gills=1 pint

2 pints=1 quart

4 quarts=1 gallon

31.5 gallons=1 barrel

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