The Evolving History of the Agricultural Silo: Hay Storage in the New World

The practice of hay harvesting and storage has changed with improving technology, with the process especially revolutionized by the invention of the silo.

Hay Barrack
Reconstructed hay barrack, Herkimer Home State Historic Site, near Little Falls, Herkimer Country. With a roof that could be raised or lowered, hay barracks protected the hay they covered from the worst weather.
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