Engineer buildings to stand up to winter

David Kammel, Professor UW-Extension Agricultural Engineer Specialist Department of Biological Systems Engineering UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences dwkammel@facstaff.wisc.edu (608) 262-9776 Roof sagging under winter snow load? David Kammel offers some precautions. 3:04 – Total time 0:17 – Signs of stress on a building 0:38 – What to do if you have concerns about […]

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barn with snow on roof

Dealing with heavy snow loads on agricultural buildings

Contact: Brian Holmes, 608-262-0096, bjholmes@wisc.edu Due to the recent heavy snowfall there is reason to have concern over heavy snow loads on farm buildings. There have been several reports of farm buildings going down in western Wisconsin. In addition, many have concerns for buildings that still have significant amounts of snow on them especially if […]

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