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3-12-2014 12:00 AM

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Iowa spends about one billion dollars annually on the purchase of diesel fuel, electricity, propane, gasoline, and natural gas. Specifically, Iowa spent more than one billion dollars on energy in 2012 including $866,990,000 for gasoline, fuels, and oils (primarily diesel fuel and LP) and $329,138,000 for utilities (primarily electricity) according to the USDA Agricultural Census (USDA, 2014). Correspondingly, farm enterprises nationwide spent $16,573,188,000 for gasoline, fuels, and oils and $8,261,978,000 for utilities in 2012. Purchases of diesel fuel, liquid propane (LP), and natural gas are included in gasoline, fuels, and oils. Electricity, telephone charges, internet fees, and purchased water are included in utilities costs.

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Dec 3rd, 12:00 AM

Energy costs for grain drying and field operations

Iowa spends about one billion dollars annually on the purchase of diesel fuel, electricity, propane, gasoline, and natural gas. Specifically, Iowa spent more than one billion dollars on energy in 2012 including $866,990,000 for gasoline, fuels, and oils (primarily diesel fuel and LP) and $329,138,000 for utilities (primarily electricity) according to the USDA Agricultural Census (USDA, 2014). Correspondingly, farm enterprises nationwide spent $16,573,188,000 for gasoline, fuels, and oils and $8,261,978,000 for utilities in 2012. Purchases of diesel fuel, liquid propane (LP), and natural gas are included in gasoline, fuels, and oils. Electricity, telephone charges, internet fees, and purchased water are included in utilities costs.