KNOB NOSTER, Mo. — From a bay window in her home on the prairie, Angela Hostetler stares out at the six huge chicken barns out back. They hold 156,000 chickens, and when she and her husband, Mardy, purchased the farm two …
As more than half the nation has spent weeks in a deep freeze, the price of propane -- used for everything from heating homes to powering farms -- has skyrocketed, leading Washington lawmakers to question whether producers are …
LANSING — Many Michiganders and other Midwesterners are struggling to stay warm amid a propane shortage that's lasted for weeks ... ensure that rising propane prices aren't due to excessive speculation and seek additional funding …
Oklahoma may have weathered the cold weather-fueled storm that caused propane prices to skyrocket. Prices have dropped about 50 percent since late January at the storage hubs in Kansas and Texas that serve Oklahoma, said …
Natural gas prices in Montana are higher than last year, while propane prices have truly skyrocketed during the cold spell in early February. Propane costing less than $2 per gallon last year cost more than $5 per gallon in some areas during …
Things are looking down, in a good way, in the propane market. Propane prices continue moderating from record highs but remain higher than typical for this time of year, as the nation's energy infrastructure and companies tried to get …
Nebraska propane prices have skyrocketed along with those in other Midwestern ... the company operates outlets throughout Nebraska, including Omaha and Lincoln, and has 24 Iowa locations. “As a nationwide propane company, …
The Federal Trade Commission yesterday filed an "administrative complaint against the two big bottled-propane producers -- UGI Corp and its AmeriGas Partners LP affiliate, of King of Prussia, and Blue Rhino (Ferrellgas Partners LP) of …
On the rise Propane prices averaged $2.43/gallon in Minnesota, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That was the highest since the EIA began tracking prices in October 1990, and it’s up 51 percent over January 2013. …
"It is leading to very extreme prices," said Eldon Meyers, operations manager of K&H Energy, Clear Lake. "The highest I have ever seen it before is $2.32, and I’ve been here 24 years," he added. "It was $4.04 today. We’re more than a $1.50 …