yellow cedar

BERKSON: City Silos

Life Sketches by Terry Berkson City Silos Not long ago, most dairy farms in New York State had at least one silo. Today, many farmers have abandoned the use of these classic cylinders in exchange for modern innovations like silage bags and concrete-sided bunks. “They’re not much to look at,” says retired silo salesman Paul Sarafin, “but they get the job done.” Unlike the demise of the farm silo, city silos are as popular as ever. Like a wooden warhead…