Fuel For Farm Equipment

Propane is the leading alternative fuel in the country, fueling more than 145,000 on-road vehicles. Many farmers and ranchers have also recognized the benefits of fueling trucks and other vehicles using propane. Here are a few reasons producers are getting on board with propane:

Good value

  • Propane is nearly 50 percent less expensive than diesel and 40 percent less expensive than gasoline.
  • Propane-fueled light-duty pickups offer producers a transportation option with increased efficiency and lower costs, with less maintenance costs over time. For example, with the ROUSH CleanTech Ford F-350, propane autogas is 30-40 percent lower compared to gasoline.
  • Vehicles fueled by propane deliver horsepower, torque, and towing capacity similar to their gas-powered counterparts.

Good for the environment

  • Light-duty pickup trucks powered by propane autogas emit 20 percent less nitrogen oxide, 60 percent less carbon monoxide, and 24 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than gasoline.
  • Propane is also a beneficial fuel for forklifts for both light- and heavy-duty use, and it can be used both indoors and outdoors. What’s more is that propane-powered forklifts produce 12 percent fewer greenhouse gases.

Find these stats and more about how propane is the leading alternative fuel at Propane.com, RoushCleanTech.com, FarmIndustryNews.com, and EIA.gov.

Learn more about becoming a Ferrellgas customer.

You might also be interested in:

Alt text goes here

Irrigation Engines

Propane-powered irrigation engines cost less to purchase, reduce energy costs, and increase overall performance.

Learn more
Alt text goes here

Flame Weeding

Flame weeding is an environmentally-friendly replacement for traditional herbicide applications and can be practiced in a variety of growth stages and weather conditions.

Learn more
Alt text goes here

Tobacco Curing

Tobacco curing barns have been equipped with propane since the early 1970s because propane provides consistent heat and is easily adjusted.

Learn more