Delta Liquid Energy has been serving vineyards, orchards, and ranches since the company was founded in 1936. Available agricultural services include service, installation, and delivery of propane and equipment for all types of agricultural applications: green house and hot water heating, cooling systems, vaporizers, irrigation engines, generators, wind machines and more. Contact DLE today, and learn about the benefits of propane powered equipment for your agricultural needs.
The Propane Education & Research Council's (PERC) Propane Farm Incentive Program, formerly the Propane FEED Program, is a research program that tests the performance of new propane-fueled technology in agriculture equipment such as irrigation engines and grain dryers. Producers who enroll in the program are offered a financial incentive in exchange for recording performance data of the equipment being tested.
In 2013, PERC distributed more than $627,000 to producers in 27 states through its Propane Farm Incentive Program. The program awards producers $400 per liter of engine displacement, up to $5,000, to purchase and demonstrate new propane engines. According to recent PERC research, past incentive program participants reported that propane irrigation engines reduced fuel consumption by as much as 36% per hour compared with similar diesel engines.
The Propane Farm Incentive Program is now looking for a limited number of agriculture producers to help the propane industry demonstrate the benefits of selected new propane equipment. Check out the rest of this site for details, and to find out how you can apply and participate.
Switching diesel engines to propane engines can reduce your total operating cost and make your farm more environmentally-friendly. Even better, government financial incentives are available to help fund the switch. Delta Liquid Energy helps farmers to lower green house gas emissions and reduce operating costs by replacing diesel engine water pumps with low-carbon, cleaner-burning propane. Since 2002, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has secured and awarded over $100 million for voluntary reductions in emissions and you could be part of that reward by trading your older engines for new, propane engines. Farmers may receive substantial grant funding from local air quality management districts for replacing older diesel engines with new cleaner burning propane engines.
Learn how a new propane irrigation engine can help make your agricultural operations more efficient, watch a video about a farmer who took advantage of the Propane Farm Incentive Program when he bought a new irrigation engine.
Maintenance and Repair
In addition to helping you save money while improving the condition of the environment, DLE provides extensive agricultural equipment repair services. To safeguard the longevity of your machinery or to repair any damages, you can count on the expert technicians at Delta Liquid Energy.
Thermal agriculture uses heat to protect crops from the cold, and flames to eliminate weeds and dangerous pathogens that can cause serious damage to crops and livestock. Propane is an excellent fuel source for heating, incinerating, and sanitizing without the use of pesticides. For more information on weed control, poultry house sanitization, soil sanitization, and orchard heating, click here.
If you’re not already using propane for your agricultural needs, there is no better time to make the switch! For grant and incentive assistance, call Robert Jacobs at (805) 239-0616. For repairs and maintenance questions, please contact Kevin Tye at (888) 685-4427. To learn more about DLE click here.