Fertilizer Storage

Hanson Silo’s precast concrete walls also make excellent bulk fertilizer storage systems. We can construct your fertilizer shed brand new or give life to a new building by using an existing building such as a pole shed or wooden stick building. We have created storage solutions in a variety of sizes, from retailers to 100+ ton farm storage bunkers to 40,000+ ton barge loading facilities. Our fertilizer storage sheds can be easily customized with other add-ons such as hopper bins or special conveyor belts to load either seed or fertilizer or portable permanent divider walls in any building. Our engineers will incorporate all your needs when designing the most efficient storage solution for you.


Hanson concrete wall systems have been used to store the below fertilizers. If you’re looking to store a bulk product that is not listed, please inquire with our experienced sales team so we can find the right solution for you. When planning your fertilizer storage, please keep in mind the low clearance between our 12′ containment wall and the rafters.

Type Grade Angle of Repose
Prilled Urea 46-0-0 27-28
Granular Urea 46-0-0 34-38
Granular Ammonium Sulfate 21-0-0 36-38
Crystalline Ammonium Sulfate 21-0-0 29-36
Prilledd Ammonium Nitrate 34-0-0 29-38
Granular Diammonium Phosphate 18-46-0 27-37
Granular Monoammonium Phosphate 11-55-0 28-37
Powdered Monoammonium Phosphate 10-50-0 30-34
Granular Triple Superphosphate 0-46-0 28-35
Granular Potassium Chloride 0-0-60 32-41
Coarse Potassium Chloride 0-0-60 31-35
Standard Potassium Chloride 0-0-60 28-32
Granular Potassium Chloride 0-0-50 28-35
Phosphate Rock (Various Rock Sources) 30-35

Interesting in learning more about Hanson’s on-farm fertilizer storage solutions? A comprehensive case study can be found here.

Bulk Storage Guidelines & Bunker Calculator

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