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Jactone A. Ogejo, Extension Specialist, Biological Systems Engineering Department, Virginia Tech

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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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Publication Date

March 8, 2019