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Do You Use Diesel Fuel for Agricultural Equipment?

Here’s How to Choose the Right Diesel Provider for Your Farm

diesel fuel Lamoille County, VT Running a farm is a 24/7 job—particularly if livestock is involved. There’s a lot that’s out of your control. It’s important to make sure the things you can control help make your work a little less hard. Diesel fuel is important to keeping most agricultural operations running smoothly, so finding a diesel provider you can count on is a great way to do this.

Here are 3 things to look for when you’re looking at a diesel provider:

  1. Fair, transparent pricing. The price of fuel—diesel, regular and even propane—is one of things you can’t control. Going with a discount dealer may get you a cheap price, but you may lose out when it comes to quality and reliable service.
  2. Reliable service. Running out of fuel for even a few hours can be a major setback when you’re working against weather, daylight, or harvest time. You need a diesel fuel dealer who can work with you to set up a delivery schedule that works for you.
  3. The right fuels for the job. We’ve got you covered with both on- and off-road diesel as well as ultra-low sulfur heating oil and propane to handle all your equipment, vehicle and heating needs.

When you have the right partner, keeping your farm equipment fueled and running well is easy. Jack Corse fuels has been serving the farms of Lamoille County and surrounding areas in northern Vermont for three generations and counting. We’re here to help, with the right products and prices, and the experience to understand what you need.

Bulk Buying Tips

Here are some things to keep in mind before you buy your next batch of diesel fuel:

Save on taxes. If you currently buy on-road diesel from a gas station for your off-road equipment, you are unnecessarily paying taxes. With the ultra-low-sulfur dyed diesel that we deliver, there is no federal excise tax.

Buy in bulk. Consider buying diesel in bulk to keep annual costs under control. Stock up when prices are low: diesel will keep in a storage tank for two years or more. Plan ahead by looking over past use patterns to estimate how much fuel you need in advance, then try to buy it in the shoulder seasons when demand is lower (that is, not during planting and harvest seasons).

Maintain your storage equipment. Get routine maintenance for your diesel storage tank every year to keep your fuel clean and to prevent fuel leaks and tank corrosion.

Manage your records carefully. Managing your records is not just staying on top of expenses – it’s about forecasting future costs and use, and finding ways to become more efficient as a business.

The Bottom Line

When it comes to providing quality diesel fuel deliveries at fair prices, there’s a reason so many farmers choose Corse. It’s time to experience our great service and find out for yourself. If you need reliable on- or off-road diesel at fair prices for your farm, contact the team at Jack Corse fuels today.