Over half of all farms in the United States use propane. Consumption of propane by farms has increased substantially over the past 15 years due to its cost effectiveness, portability and environmental friendliness. The agriculture industry is now the third largest retail propane market in the U.S., consuming more than 1.5 billion gallons per year.
Propane’s cost-efficiency and reliability helps farmers keep productivity high and operating cost down and ER Energy helps to supply our local area farmers with the propane they need!
Agricultural uses of propane include; Crop Drying to prevent deterioration of perishable crops and allow for ease of transportation, heating of farmhouses and outbuildings including heating of water heaters, livestock protection as well as crop protection, and powering of farming equipment.