Upgrade Propane Equipment for Year-End Savings

Cindy Zimmerman Equipment, Propane

Now is the time to take advantages of year-end tax deductions by upgrading your on-farm propane equipment. The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has three incentive programs where farmers can get up to $10,000 toward the purchase of new propane equipment for the farm and home. The Propane Farm Incentive Program offers up to $5,000 on eligible propane irrigation …

Equipment, Propane

Propane Powered Engines for Ag

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, Energy, Irrigation, PERC, Propane, Video

2014 World LP Gas Forum Photo Album The new Tier 4 emission standards for diesel engines have opened up new opportunities for propane in the agricultural engine market. At the World LP Gas Forum in Miami this week, Propane Education and Research Council agricultural director Cinch Munson talked about how they have worked with OEMs to develop and commercialize new …

Audio, Energy, Irrigation, PERC, Propane, Video

PERC Debuts New Videos at World LPG Forum

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, Energy, PERC, Propane

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) released a series of online videos with leading U.S. equipment manufacturers highlighting their investment in developing and commercializing new propane technologies. The videos debuted to an international crowd at the 2014 World LP Gas Forum in Miami, where they ran continuously on screens in the PERC showcase at the event. Companies featured in …

Audio, Energy, PERC, Propane

PERC Calculators Estimate Propane Cost Savings

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, Energy, Irrigation, Propane

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has just released a suite of cost calculator tools for customers in three of the industry’s fastest-growing markets: agriculture, commercial landscape, and on road fleets. The calculators are designed to estimate potential fuel savings and ROI with clean, American-made propane when compared with conventional fuels like gasoline and diesel. “At PERC, we’ve have …

Audio, Energy, Irrigation, Propane

PERC: Winter Propane Woes a Thing of the Past

John Davis Propane

Last winter’s propane shortages that hit farmers and rural residents hard for their business and home heating needs should not be repeated this winter. The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is citing U.S. Energy Information Administration information that expects a warmer winter and a propane stocks up 17 percent from a year ago in the Gulf Coast and Midwest, …


Propane Stocks Rising But Still Below Averages

John Davis Propane

Propane uses, especially Midwestern farmers, are hoping to avoid a repeat of last winter’s high prices, low inventories and logistical and infrastructure challenges that caused some real problems last year. The latest information from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that while inventories are below average, they’re above the numbers from a year ago and are trending upwards in the …


Farmers Using Propane for More than Traditional Jobs

John Davis Agribusiness, Propane

Farmers across the country are turning more and more to propane for their operations. A new study sponsored by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) shows that farmers looking to cut fuel costs, increase efficiencies, and meet strict emissions standards are turning to the clean-burning fuel. 
Propane is currently used by more than 40 percent of farms in the …

Agribusiness, Propane

Farmers Urged to Prep Propane Equipment for Spring

John Davis Propane

Spring is in the air, and planting is either started or getting ready to get started across the country. The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is urging farmers who use their fuel to make sure spring preparation includes prepping that propane-fueled equipment. Irrigation Engines After a long winter, rodents, debris, and exposure to the elements are the most common …