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Propane for Agriculture
YOU PARTNER WITH PHELPS SUNGAS
you enjoy a convenient,
uninterrupted propane supply with Phelps Sungas' automatic
program enables you to lock in your energy cost for an entire
heating season, eliminating large winter bills when propane
prices are traditionally the highest. Special pricing is
available for large-volume users, with large-capacity
storage tanks also available.
PROPANE: IT JUST MAKES SENSE!
More than 1.5 billion
gallons of propane are used on more than 660,000 farms every
year for hundreds of different applications, including:
Weeding: Farmers using propane-gas flame weeders have
reported higher yields per acre by using propane.
Propane gas flamers can provide 70 percent to 90 percent
control of wintering adult insects compared with 25 percent
to 50 percent provided by chemical pesticides, and propane
flamers cost three to five times less per acre than chemical
Propane drying systems are widely used because of the
simplicity of the required equipment, which contributes to
low equipment, fuel, and maintenance costs.
Pumps: Propane-fueled irrigation pumps produce the same
amount of power as gasoline or diesel engines, with lower
emissions. Propane will not leave a dangerous and sometimes
toxic residue, as liquid fuels can.
Poultry and Pig
Brooding: Infrared propane brooders have proven to be
more efficient and stay warmer with less heat than
forced-air furnaces. Fuel costs are also 15 to 25 percent
less than those for forced-air furnaces.
Propane heaters operate efficiently for long periods while
producing enough heat to prevent valuable crops from being
ruined by unexpected cold spells. Propane is also used in
Trust Propane for Your Tractors and Forklifts
show that tractors fueled by propane can have lower major
overhaul costs than gasoline-powered tractors, and sometimes,
engine life is prolonged.
tractors that are converted to propane have an increase in
power. In a properly modified engine, farmers report the ability
to pull larger equipment than before, because propane has a much
higher octane rating than gasoline.
propane-fueled forklifts operate with emissions well below the
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.
Is Propane Safe to Use on Farms?
YES, propane is a safe
fuel choice for farmers, because it is nontoxic and is soluble
in water. So, it poses no threat to aquifers or the groundwater
supply. Because it quickly vaporizes within a pressurized
container and is released as a gas, it doesn't spill, pool or
Convenience of Propane
You can select
locations for storage-tank placement to ensure accessibility for
each specific need. Propane is the most portable alternative
fuel. It can be stored in portable tanks, which provides the
flexibility to power equipment even in the remotest areas of the
Shows In The Advantages We Offer.
Convenient payment and
delivery options not only fit every schedule and lifestyle, they
also help Phelps Sungas customers get the most for their energy
Dependable propane supply
means we are able to service your propane needs when other
companies may not.
service from trained professionals.