About - Hoffmann, Inc
In the mid 1980’s, Hoffmann Silos started constructing concrete chimneys for power generating facilities as well. To keep up with the demands for constructing silos and chimneys, Larry built another silo building rig and purchased four additional rigs fro
Concrete Stave Silo | Probably more than you ever wanted to
Concrete stave silos are constructed from small precast concrete blocks with ridged grooves along each edge that lock them together into a high strength shell. Much of concrete's strength comes from its high compressibility, so the silo is held together b
About the Marietta Group | Marietta Silos
We lead the industry in Concrete Stave, Slipform and Jumpform silo construction and also offer an integrated silo inspection program and repair consulting system to keep concrete structures performing at their best. Marietta Group has the experience and k
Buller v. AO Smith Harvestore Products :: 1994 :: Minnesota
Within approximately six to eight weeks of filling the silo, he began to notice white mold on the silage. Buller recognized the mold because he had seen similar molds on feed coming from his concrete stave silo. Buller showed the spoiled feed to Oldewurte
Concrete Stave Silo | Probably more than you ever wanted
2010-5-30 · Concrete Stave Silo Probably more than you ever wanted to know about silos: Concrete stave silos are constructed from small precast concrete blocks with ridged grooves along each edge that lock them together into a high strength shell.
HISTORIC CONTEXT STUDY OF VOLUME 3
2015-3-27 · Nearly all dairy farmers had a silo, but silage was also fed to beef cattle, sheep, and draft horses < Silos could be horizontal or vertical, permanent or temporary, above or below ground < Materials included wood, stone, brick, reinforced con
Concrete Silo, 1914 - The Henry Ford
In 1909, Hiram Smith of Paw Paw, Michigan developed an innovative technique of building silos, such as this, like a barrel, with concrete staves and steel cables. Silos were developed in the 1870s as a way to preserve feed crops for dairy cattle and other
SiloDemo.com | We safely remove all types of old or unused silos
SiloDemo is operated by Mainline Builds, a small, family-owned business based in Southern Wisconsin. We can safely remove any type of silo: Harvestore®, concrete stave, wood stave, clay block and more.. Our parent company, Mainline Builds, is a company
Silo and Hay Mow Fires on Your Farm
2019-5-14 · Every year in North America there are fires and feed damage caused by spontaneous combustion and heating. Millions of dollars are lost each year in structures, feed, and cattle from hay and silo fires (see Figure 1). Also lives have been lost!
The Farmers’ Tower: The Development of the Tower Silo
2019-1-22 · The silo was built in a variety of designs using wood. The most commonly built type was the wood stave silo. (Figure 2) Stave silos consisted of long planks placed upright on a foundation. The boards used varied in quality and shape. Some farm
Concrete Silo FAQs | Ask Mr. Silo
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Back and Forth: We built a concrete silo | Lifestyles
2013-10-3 · It was depression time and he purchased a wood stave silo from someone who had taken it down and had a new concrete stave silo built. Got it for $100. That worked well for a dozen years, until ...
Silos - Dating - Landscape Change Program
During the early 1900s, many silos were constructed of large, stacked, interlocking rings of poured concrete, seen in the images below. Poured Concrete Silos: Images courtesy of Thomas Visser. Concrete stave silos began to appear in the early 1900s and so
Wood Stave Silos Still Going Strong - FARM SHOW
The first Unadilla wood stave silos were erected in 1905. Last year, during the Bicentennial, the company ran a contest to find their oldest wood-stave silo still in use. The winner: A 69-year-old silo on the Smith Bielby Farm near Otego, N.Y.
Case Histories - Concrete Silo Construction, Concrete Silo
Case Histories With our long history in the industry comes a correspondingly expanse record of satisfied customers. Marietta Group is known for the professionalism and expertise of our highly-trained staff and our constant efforts to be the best.