Farming Magazine - May, 2008

BUYING GUIDES

Building and Construction Resources

All Buildings

Steel structures for the agricultural industry that feature large framed openings. Many designs available or custom design to fit specific needs.


Architectural Sheetmetal

Standing seam metal roofing systems. The 29-gauge G-90 galvanized panels don’t have exposed fasteners or require predrilled holes.


Cameo Fencing, Inc.

Priefert barn and shelter kits. Steel, architectural-grade structures with a powder coat finish and predrilled holes for ease of assembly.


Can Am Precast Products

Drive-on, dairy and freestall dairy slats that are designed to transfer manure from the surface to the gutter or pit. Feed bunks also available.


Circle B, Inc.

Steel-framed, fabric-roofed indoor riding arenas with peak, ridge and soffit venting and shiplap siding. Fabric roof allows for considerable ambient light.


Conestoga Buildings

Pole buildings for storage, livestock or hay. Choose from basic, economical barns to premium barns with upgrades that complement surrounding structures.


Cover-All Building Systems

Legend buildings are designed to provide an open clear-span structure with a high-strength steel framework supporting a durable fabric cover.


Egganic Industries

The Hen Chalet is a predator-proof home for up to 10 laying hens. Available with either Western cedar or vinyl siding. Also offering the Henspa.


Essex Structural Steel Co.

Offers New York state metal pre-engineered steel buildings. Offers in-house engineering and design and complete pole barn packages.


Extrutech Plastics, Inc.

Poly Board Panels are waterproof and will not rust, rot or discolor. For use in any wet environment.


Farmwell Farm Products

Farmway’s Global Seal is an odorless finish sealer that protects against dirt, moisture, water, acid cleaners and more. Dries in one hour.


Fingerlakes Construction Co.

Based in Clyde, N.Y., Fingerlakes Construction Company specializes in post-frame and steel frame construction and building renovations.


Flexospan Steel Buildings

Manufactures metal roofing and siding, self-storage buildings and structural buildings. Stamped engineered drawings. Built to customer’s specifications.


Grandview Concrete

Specializes in concrete diamond-cut pattern safety grooving with .5-inch wide grooves by a minimum 3/8-inch deep that act like tile drains.


Groffdale Barns

Located in Lancaster County, Pa., Groffdale Barns custom- builds modular horse barns, shed rows and run-in shelters for farms along the East coast.


Harnois Industries

MegaDome is a membrane-covered structure designed to suit various agricultural needs and applications along with local and national building codes.


HydroSwing Doors

Hydraulic, one-piece, custom-sized doors for agricultural applications. Designed to maximize efficiency and security.


Keystone Concrete

Keystone Concrete is a manufacturer of precast concrete, hog and cattle waffle slats, bunker silos, H-J bunks, post and beams, and box culverts.


Klene Pipe Structures

Barn frames assembled with 2.5-inch steel tubing. Available in different configurations. Also customizable. Finish with your own material.


Leica

The Disto A2 is a laser distance measurer designed for indoor applications. Featuring shortcut keys for addition, subtraction, area and volume calculations.


Mid Atlantic Triply

Specializes in woven polymer ceiling systems for your shop, warehouse, dairy barn or any type of structure. Sound- reducing and washable.


Norbco

Offers a variety of equipment for new barn construction or remodeling, including the single-beam freestall mounting system.


Nudo Products, Inc.

Nu-Plank is a seamless, interlocking 16-inch wide corrugated vinyl panel for ceilings, walls and partitions that comes in 8, 12 and 20-foot lengths.


Omni Structured Intl.

Omni’s freestanding greenhouse has welded reinforced arches for wind and snow-load protection. Slip fit arch design allows for quick assembly.


Paul B. Zimmerman

Loop stalls constructed of 2 3/8-inch steel tubing and 10-gauge wall. Chip-resistant, smooth finish protects against rust and corrosion.


Perma-Column East

Perma-Column is a permanent, precast concrete column for the post-frame building industry.


Rigidply Rafters

Structural glue laminated products for agricultural and other applications including posts, beams, truss arches and more.


Scesny Const. Co., Inc.

Pre-engineered buildings. Pole system and wood frame. Equestrian facilities as well as agricultural facilities available.


Shelter-Kit

Shelter-Kit Barns have a post-and-beam frame and are available in sizes ranging from 16 by 16 feet to 26 by 64 feet. Sold as owner-built kits.


Sikkema’s Equipment

Glide Trac Doors are an alternative to the traditional overhead door. Constructed of heavy, 18-ounce material that won’t crack in cold weather.


Silverstream Shelters

Steel truss-type arches available in 30 to 65-foot widths and any length you want. Cover with 12.5-ounce fabric to protect hay, livestock or equipment.


Strat-O-Span Bldgs., Inc.

Complete line of wood and steel-framed buildings with sliding or overhead doors. Delivery available nationwide.


Stubbes Precast Ag.

Offering precast slats, bunker silo walls, feed bunks, digester covers, hollowcore flooring, plastic-coated plywood and PVC ceiling liners.


Summit Flexible Products

Products for use in barn flooring and maintenance. VersaDeck is a plastic, perforated interlocking parlor tile with a slip-resistant tread.


Vermont Concrete Cutting

Concrete cutting, coring and grinding services that can create openings for windows, doors, plumbing, drains or heating needs.


Wick Buildings

Wick offers post-frame buildings for sheep, dairy, beef and hog housing as well as farm shops and machinery storage.


Winco

Tractor-driven generators. Sizes range from 11 to 250 kilowatts, single or three-phase. Mainline circuit breaker and heavy-duty construction.


Winkler Canvas

A wide variety of agricultural structures, from dairy barns and hog structures to hay and machine storage units. Sizes range from 10 to 130 feet.

Guides to Dairy Equipment and Educational Opportunities will be in the June issue of Farming.