Propane shortage threatens harvest
An all-at-once harvest has put pressure on the Midwest’s propane supply.
A late start for planting and a cool summer means harvest is happening all at once from Iowa to the Dakotas, creating a temporary propane shortage.
In a good year, the peak harvesting times will be staggered throughout the Midwest, moving north as the fall progresses. But it hit the region all at once this year, said Matt Kumm of CHS Inc., a major propane distributor in the Midwest.
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