What is No. 2 field corn?

May 18, 2009 Print Friendly and PDF
No. 2 field corn is a grade designation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Federal Grain Inspection Service. It is corn that has a minimum test weight of 54 pounds per bushel at 15.5% moisture. It has a maximum limit of 3% broken kernels and foreign material and cannot exceed 5% total damaged kernels.

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