The 50lb option covers **10,000 square feet for overseeding and 5,000 square feet for bare ground**.

## Is it cheaper to lay turf or seed?

**Sowing grass is at least ten times cheaper than turf**. So, from a cost perspective, sowing is the way to go. But, of course, seed takes a while to establish. With turf, you get an instant lawn.

## How much does seeding cost?

On average, it will cost **between $0.10 and $0.19 per square foot** to have your lawn seeded by a lawn care pro. On average, it will cost between $0.10 and $0.19 per square foot to have your lawn seeded by a lawn care pro.

## How much seed do you need per square foot?

General rule of thumb

For the best results, calculate your grass seed needs by type of seed and square footage. Otherwise, a general rule of thumb is **3-4 pounds of grass seed per 1,000 square feet for new lawns** and 1-2 pounds of grass seed per 1,000 square feet for overseeding.

**How much does a 50 pound bag of seed cover? – Related Questions**

## How many square feet does a 40 pound bag of grass seed cover?

A: A 40 pound package will cover **420 square feet**, so you will need approximately 3 bags.

## How many square feet does a 20lb bag of grass seed cover?

20 pounds of seed ought cover **20,000 square feet**. Two 20-pound bags should cover 40,000 square feet. If you “feather” out the distribution a bit, two bags should cover one acre.

## How do I calculate how many seeds I need?

**Take the total number of inches available for the crop and divide by the in- row crop spacing**. For instance, 120 in. divided by 1 in. per pea seed equals 120 pea seeds.

## How much does a 10lb bag of seed cover?

This mix withstands wear from drought and high traffic, and the 10 lb. bag covers **up to 2,500 sq.** **ft**.

## How do I calculate how much grass seed I need?

Multiply the seeding rate, in pounds per 1,000 square feet, of the grass species or blend you are using by the total area, in square feet, to determine the total quantity of grass seed you will need.

## How do I calculate how much seeds I need?

Simply **multiply the length by the width**. If you’re sowing a new lawn, times the area of your lawn by the recommended application rate of 35 grams per m2. 50 (the area of your lawn) x 35 (the recommended application rate for sowing a new lawn) = 1,750 grams of grass seed.

## How much grass seed do I need for 1000 square feet?

When seeding new turf grass, we recommend a seed rate of **4-7 lbs** of seed per 1,000 square feet (the equivalent of 175-250 lbs per acre).

## How many seeds should I plant for 1 acre?

The recommendation is to seed **between 125,000 and 140,000 seeds per acre**, regardless of row spacing, planting date, or seed treatment. However, it is important that you recognize that it will vary from year to year, field to field, and farmer to farmer.

## How do you calculate cost of seed production?

- Total cost of cultivation =Total variable cost + Total fixed cost.
- Total income = Yield (kg) × Market price of the crop (Rs. / kg)
- Net Profit = Total Income – Total cost of cultivation.
- Benefit cost Ratio = Cost of total benefit / Cost of production.

## How do you calculate production cost of labor?

The labor cost per unit is obtained by **multiplying the direct labor hourly rate by the time required to complete one unit of a product**. For example, if the hourly rate is $16.75, and it takes 0.1 hours to manufacture one unit of a product, the direct labor cost per unit equals $1.68 ($16.75 x 0.1).

## How much does seed cost per acre?

Seed and Straw Cost per Square Foot

The cost to seed and straw an acre of land is **$8,275 to $14,590**.

## How do you calculate labor cost?

The cost of labor per employee is **their hourly rate multiplied by the number of hours they’ll work in a year**. The cost of labor for a salaried employee is their yearly salary divided by the number of hours they’ll work in a year.

## What is a reasonable labor cost?

Labor cost should be around **20 to 35% of gross sales**. Cutting labor costs is a balancing act. Finding ways to streamline labor costs is rooted in reducing costs without sacrificing workforce morale or productivity.

## What is a good Labour cost?

A common rule of thumb is that restaurants should aim to keep labor costs at about **30% of sales**. However, for some restaurants that number can be lower and, for others, it needs to be higher. Casual establishments, like counter-service cafes or fast-food restaurants, often have lower labor costs.

## What is the standard labor rate?

The price basis standard labor rate is **the price per hour that is charged to a customer for services rendered**. This price is comprised of a standard profit margin, as well as the provider’s cost of labor and all labor-related overhead costs (such as benefits).

## What is a fully loaded labor rate?

Fully Loaded Labor Rate

This rate **contains every possible cost associated with an employee, divided by the total number of hours worked by the employee**.