Have Your Propane Conversations Early

IARN — It may seem like we still have plenty of time until the fall harvest. However, we could be in the fields in only about two months. Last year, we saw logistical problems in moving the supply of propane farmers needed to dry their crops. There were some hard lessons learned. These lessons can help guide us as we prepare for the 2020 harvest.

Mike Newland is the Agriculture Business Development Director for the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC). He says 2019 was a year to remember for all the wrong reasons. The wet conditions which plagued the corn belt throughout the year caused delays in getting propane to where it needed to be. It was this situation that led the propane industry to develop some tools to help producers. One of these tools is the grain drying calculator.

For more on this story, including comments from Mike Newland, visit the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network.




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