Nearly 900,000 farms in the United States use propane, according to the Propane Education & Resource Council. Propane is a clean-burning, safe, and cost-effective energy source that farmers can depend on. Sometimes referred to as liquefied petroleum gas or LPG, propane is non-toxic to soil and water. See what propane can help you accomplish!
Whether your farm is small or large, we have the experience, knowledge, and professionalism to get the job done right the first time. Let East Coast Propane handle your propane needs so that you can concentrate on running your farm.
We deliver propane and refill propane tanks for generators and irrigation engines. Propane irrigation pumps provide farmers with substantial savings in fuel costs when compared with gasoline and diesel. Propane pumps are also better for the environment, as they produce fewer emissions.
Propane-powered pest control is becoming more and more popular because it’s an environmentally-friendly alternative to herbicides while being equally effective. For farmers interested in reducing herbicide usage, propane is a great pest control solution.
Propane-powered crop dryers distribute a precise heat that makes certain crops dry evenly, and results in a high-quality yield. More and more farmers are harvesting early, so they can bring more crops to the market. Propane-powered crop dryers help make this happen.
Power failures can ruin a farm. That’s why a standby power source, like a propane generator, is so crucial; it prevents costly operational interruptions and makes certain critical farm equipment – like building ventilation fans and water wells – are always functioning.
For farmers working off the grid who need a refrigerator, propane is a perfect choice. With a propane refrigerator, all that is needed is a regularly heated water-ammonia mixture. One of the main reasons that propane refrigerators are still so relevant today is that there are still sites that do not have electricity.
Propane-powered vehicles will provide farmers with immediate savings in fuel costs when compared with gasoline and diesel. Specifically, light-duty pickups powered by propane offer farmers a transportation option with lower emissions and low operating costs.
Propane is the perfect solution for farmers’ outdoor and indoor heating needs. It is a perfect choice, as it keeps a farm warm and safe more cost-effectively than electricity. Propane heaters are also better for the environment. Propane is a flexible, efficient fuel that enables you to keep your broods comfortable and healthy with temporary heat, incinerators, and backup generators.
More and more farmers are using propane-fueled water heaters, as they are a valuable addition when a farmer needs efficient heat. Propane will keep areas heated, as well as sanitize greenhouses and dairy milking parlors. There are a number of great benefits to propane-powered water heaters, especially compared to similar electric units.