OPropane is the
Energy of Choice for 21st Century Farming.
the business of farming, every decision matters,
including managing input costs, and controlling
emissions. Farmers are looking for ways to get more
out of their operation. Propane provides a clean,
efficient, and reliable energy choice that protects
the environment with fewer greenhouse gas emissions.
And progressive technologies are extending propaneís
use to replace chemical disinfectants and fumigants
in many agricultural applications. Thatís why on
nearly 900,000 U.S. farms, propane is hard at work
protecting crops, managing waste and fueling
Propane protects agricultural commodities and the
Propane keeps animals warm and dry, allowing the
nationís poultry and swine producers to operate
Propane provides the hot water required to clean
and sanitize agriculture buildings and
Propane irrigation engines produce 11 percent
less greenhouse gas emissions than
Propane-fueled heat, flame and steam are a more
natural alternative to ozone depleting methyl
bromide, a chemical fumigant that is being
phased out by the EPA.
Propane grain-drying systems give farmers
precise control over grain moisture content,
limit fungal and bacterial growth, and can help
manage harvesting in variable weather
Propane incineration offers one of the most
bio-secure and environmentally responsible means
to dispose of animal and other waste products.
Learn more about how propane is being
used in forward-looking agricultural operations at
contact your DiSanto Propane Energy Consultant today.
U.S.D.A. 2007 Census of
Agriculture and Ruris Research, a division of
AMR, 2008 Propane Attitude and Usage Study
Energetics Inc., Propane
Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions: A Comparative
Analysis (Washington, D.C.: Propane Education &
Research Council, 2009).