Kyle Wilson Wins New Holland Celebrity Tractor

Chuck Zimmerman

This week on the ZimmCast I wrap up some things related to the Michael Peterson/New Holland Celebrity Tractor Race. To start with one of the contestants that I interviewed was Eddie George, former Tennessee Titans running back. He said that this would be his first time on a tractor. He had his family along and his wife, Ty, competed too. …

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Propane Projects Focused on Agriculture

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the people I spent some time talking with here at Propane Days is Mark Leitman, Director of Agriculture Programs for the Propane Education & Research Council. Mark is the go to guy when it come to ag and propane. Because of the way the law was written that created PERC, 5% of the organization’s funds have to go …

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Keeping It Safe With Propane

Chuck Zimmerman

The folks on Capitol Hill have definitely received an education when it comes to propane this week at Propane Days. One of the very important things they learned about is propane safety. The propane safety man is Stuart Flatow, VP, Safety and Training for the

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Propane Gets Hot Water Without a Tank

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the companies that the Propane Education & Research Council is working with on some projects is Rinnai. This is a company that makes gas fired appliances and one thing they’re doing that is real interesting is tankless water heaters. As you’ll hear in my interview with Mike Peacock (left) and Kirk Morrow, they’re working with PERC on a …

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Putting Propane Tanks on Mowers

Chuck Zimmerman

I met Chris Row with Manchester Tank here at Propane Days and we talked about mowers. Chris says that his company is working with several OEM’s to bring propane powered mowers to market. I think they’re focusing on mower fleets primarily at this point. He says they want to help build mowers that will run smoothly over rough terrain. One …

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Roy Willis is Proud of PERC Work

Chuck Zimmerman

The President/CEO of the Propane Education & Research Council is Roy Willis. He was on hand at the sessions taking place this morning for the 3rd Annual Propane Days here in Washington, DC. Roy says PERC’s goal here is to help educate policy makers so that they make good decisions based on sound science and research. I asked him to …

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Irrigating With Propane in Nebraska

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the leaders in the propane industry is Michelle Swertzic. She is the executive director of the Nebraska Propane Gas Association and sits on the agricultural advisory committee of the Propane Education & Research Council. A PERC project that she’s really excited about involves irrigation and a study that’s taking place in the field this year with the University …

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Propane Propels an F-150 By Roush

Chuck Zimmerman

The Roush F-150 Propane Injection Truck was on display here in Washington, DC today. To learn all about it I interviewed Tom Arnold, director, Roush Manufacturing. He says that the unit is available for sale. I thought it was interesting to note that it has an under-bed fuel tank. This is a full size truck that can be used for …

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