Agriculture

Propane provides a clean-burning fuel source for powering farm operations, that's why 865,000 U.S. farms use it to run pumps and engines, heat buildings, and dry and process crops.

Livestock Landing

Building Heating

Keeping livestock and poultry comfortable and greenhouse plants growing during the cold winter months is an energy-intensive proposition. Learn how the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) works to deliver efficient heating products to these agricultural producers so that they can stay competitive.

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Dairy Landing

Dairy Bed Sanitation

See how PERC partnered with the Ohio State University to explore how propane-fueled flame sanitation can be applied to sand bedding to reduce mastitis, one of the most common and expensive diseases for dairy cattle.

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Flame Landing

Flame Weeding

Learn more about how propane-fueled flame weed control can benefit the approximately 4.1 million organic crop acres in the United States. The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) partnered with researchers at the University of Nebraska to develop an advanced flame weed control system for row crops.

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Grain Landing

Grain Drying

Learn how the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) partnered with two leading grain dryer equipment manufacturers to test and commercialize more efficient grain dryer technologies.

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Irrigation Landing

Irrigation

As the preferred energy source on the farm, more agricultural producers are turning to propane to help them efficiently power their irrigation pumps on this land. See how the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) works with engine manufacturers to ensure these farmers have a choice of certified propane irrigation engines for their operations.

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Propane Farm Incentive Program

The Propane Farm Incentive program offers incentives to farmers to purchase new propane equipment. Learn more about this exciting opportunity to help farmers go green and save green through the Propane FEED program.

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Virtual Farm Tour

Propaneville Farms Virtual Farm Tour

The Propaneville Farms virtual farm tour brings the Propane Education & Research Council’s research to life with a creative way for visitors to see how propane can help fuel the future of agriculture

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