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Melfort Research Station Hay Drying Tower - Melfort, Saskatchewan

Forage harvesting research was started in 1971 in co-operation with the Engineering Research Service at Ottawa. Forage produced under various systems was evaluated by feeding to beef cattle. A hay-drying tower, the first on the continent, was built in 1971. It had a capacity of more than 80 tonnes dry matter. The first forage systems engineer was hired in 1973 Dr. W. Coates. The metal roof, suspended with a winch system, is supported by 4, H beams, bolted to metal plates anchored in concrete piles.

Oxen and Hay Wagon

A man standing in a wooden wagon full of hay and a woman standing beside the wagon, which is hitched to two oxen. There is a large pile of hay beside the wagon; woman identified as Mrs. W. William, 315-5th Street East, Biggar, Saskatchewan.