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Propane is a cost-effective, clean, portable, high-energy fuel that can help farmers reduce costs, increase productivity, an meet increasingly stringent environmental standards.  The agricultural sector has come to rely on propane to the point where it represents 10 percent of total propane sales and helps balance the propane industry's seasonal business cycles.  Through the Propane Education & Research Council, the propane industry is investing in the development of propane technologies that offer farmers exceptional value in refueling, soil sanitization, power generation, and converting waste materials to value-added products. Areas of focus include:


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Nearly 5 million U.S. households already rely on propane for home heating and 3 million use propane for residential water heating.

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Propane equipment and appliances are manufactured to rigorous safety standards

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