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.

Haystack, The Farmers' Museum, Cooperstown, Otsego County. While the outer hay might be damaged by moisture, in a properly constructed haystack the interior hay can remain in good condition.
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