Using Propane on the Farm

Written on: March 7, 2022

Why the agricultural industry is embracing propane

propane for agribusiness wisconsinPropane may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to farming, but it’s impact on the industry is huge, and continues to grow (farming puns, anyone?). Energy-efficient, cost-effective, eco-friendly propane is convenient and versatile. You can reap its benefits and plow right past competitors who haven’t yet discovered all the ways propane can give you a hand on the farm and more money in your pocket.

Better hurry, though! More and more farmers in the Upper Midwest are recognizing that from crop drying to coop heating and beyond, propane is the ideal fuel for modern farms and it’s used by about 320,000 farms in the U.S. today.

Propane takes the sting out of high energy prices

High energy prices are hurting a variety of industries, but especially agriculture. By getting on board with energy-efficient propane, you can see impactful energy savings. You’ll see lower fuel costs with propane-powered irrigation engines, which deliver high horsepower and low emissions. And crop drying with propane offers such highly efficient performance that you’ll make the most of your profit potential while minimizing any crop loss. It all adds up to savings that make a difference.

Yes, propane can do that!

This reliable fuel powers farms throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin, as well as across the United States. Here’s a look at just some of the ways you can maximize propane for agriculture:

Ultimately, propane is the way to go for your modern farm as it is a cost-effective, environmentally friendly, clean and portable fuel. As time passes, this portable fuel does not degrade, and you won’t see any contamination of your soil or water, which you would see with gasoline or diesel.

Beyond farming: Yes, propane can do that, too!

Agriculture includes more than just direct farming, of course, and at Lakes Gas, we know that propane can help streamline the business end of agricultural operations as well. This low-carbon-content fuel is made primarily from domestic natural gas and is also an ideal energy source for:

  • office heating
  • refrigeration
  • truck, fleet and AutoGas fuel
  • greenhouse heating
  • forklift operations
  • We offer a range of bulk propane options to meet your needs.

    Look to Lakes Gas when you need propane for your modern Midwest farm

    Propane, which is in abundant supply, will help you keep up with the times and move your agricultural business forward. Become a customer at Lakes Gas today! Contact us to let us know how we can help make your Wisconsin or Minnesota farm as energy-efficient and affordable as possible.