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Pit Silo
Society
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Era
Date Created
Address1
Oakland Manor
Address2
5430 Vantage Point Rd
City
Columbia
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Creator

Designated a Historic Landmark of Agricultural Engineering at Oakland Manor In 1876 Francis Morris Built Brick Silos in His Barn and Introduced the Practice of Making Corn Silage in the United States. His Further Experiments Developed the Use of Earthen Trenches and Thereby Significantly Contributed to the Development of American Agriculture Dedicated by Amercan Society of Agricultural Engineers 1976

Image Caption
A pit silo in Araguacema, circa 1964. This style of silage was originally conceived by Francis Morris in the 19th century.
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