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 Design
Hay barrack design, 1867. Although hay barracks are associated with Dutch settlement, they continued to be recommended and used on New York farms long after the colonial period.
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