Convert Cubic Yards (yd³) to Bushels (bsh) | yd³ in bsh

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# Let's convert Cubic Yards (yd³) to Bushels (bsh)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Cubic Yards (yd³) to Bushels (bsh) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Cubic Yards to Bushels

Formula
bsh = yd³ x 21.7
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Bushels, multiply the number of Cubic Yards by 21.7
Cubic Yards (yd³) in 1 Bushel
There are 0.05 Cubic Yards in 1 Bushel
Bushels (bsh) in 1 Cubic Yard
There are 21.7 Bushels in 1 Cubic Yard

## Unit Information

Cubic Yard
/ˈkjuːbɪk jɑːd/
Symbol: yd³
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Cubic Yard?

The cubic yard is a unit of volume derived from the imperial system of units. It uses the symbol yd³.

It equals the volume of a cube with edges that each measure 1 yard. It is equivalent to 27 ft³, 46656 in³ or ≈ 0.764554 m³.

The yard (and derivatives like the cubic yard for example) are the same in both the imperial systems and US customary systems so require less conversion systems to calculate / convert to SI or metric.

Bushel
/ˈbʊʃ(ə)l/
Symbol: bsh
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Bushel?

The bushel is a unit of volume in the imperial unit system with the symbol bsh.

1 bushel is equal to 8 dry gallons, or 36.36872 litres.

The bushel was introduced in England as a unit to bridge the relatively large gap between a pound and a ton - and was used largely to measure volumes of liquid being imported and exported following the Norman Conquest such as wine and ale.

The name bushel comes from the ancient French 'boissiel' which means 'little box'.

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