Over half of all farms in the U.S., use propane because of its cost effectiveness, safety, efficiency, convenience, portability, and environmental friendliness. Nearly 80 percent of American farms use propane to run pumps and engines, dry crops, heat buildings, process foods - and reduce emissions. Propane is also being used to generate heat and steam to eradicate weeds and pests, sterilize soils and defoliate crops for a more organic harvest. Consumption of propane on farms has increased substantially on farms has increased substantially over the past 15 years and the agriculture sector is now the third-largest retail propane market in the U.S., consuming more than 1.5 billion gallons per year, or 10% of the total demand. More than 1.5 billion gallons per year, or 10% of the total demand. Propane’s cost-efficiency and reliability helps farmers keep productivity high and operating costs down.
Direct Propane has been involved in servicing in the agribusiness sector for over 20 years. Direct Propane is willing to help you with your agricultural business needs. Please contact us to discuss your unique agribusiness and how we can help you. Our involvement in agribusiness includes, but is not limited to:
· Irrigation Motors · Pecan Dryers · Grain Dryers · Greenhouses · Nurseries
· Tractors · Poultry · Cotton Gins