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.

Barns of New York: Rural Architecture of the Empire State
In “Barns of New York: Rural Architecture of the Empire State,” author Cynthia G. Falk provides historical, cultural, and economic context for understanding the rural landscape. The evolving practices and architectural advances of early American farmers give unique insight into our shared agricultural history.
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