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A farm storage building is a good investment for many agricultural operations. The building can be used to store hay, machinery, or both. A good storage structure will protect hay and farm machinery from the weather thereby preventing the reduction in their value due to weather related damages. However, does the increased value of stored hay or machinery offset the cost of owning a building? The following discussion examines the costs and savings of owning a farm storage building.
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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
March 8, 2019