Flame weeding is truly the original weed control! Producer's have been using flame to control unwanted growth in fields and this article in the New Holland News Summer 2017 magazine you see one of the original tractor mounted units from New Holland from the late 1940's. Interesting read!
News, Press Releases and Magazine Articles
The Kansas Department of Labor's Industrial Safety and Health division and Secretary Lana Gordon recognized Flame Engineering Inc. of LaCrosse, Kansas, this month for reaching 16 years with no lost-time accidents.
Flame weeding (also referred to as flaming) has been an apt option for organically ridding row crops and fields of uninvited weeds while also replenishing the soil with nutrients from the resulting carbon. Wedding the proficiency of flame with the compressed liquid power of propane has served many farmers and food producers well over the past century.
"The Illinois Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) advise farmers who find Palmer amaranth on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres to control the invasive weed – conscientiously." Flame weeding allowed to control Palmer on CRP ground.
Flame Engineering, Inc. Wins Honorable Mention Award in NRHA Packaging and Merchandising Competition
Flame Engineering recently received the Honorable Mention distinction in the 2017 Packaging and Merchandising Awards (PMA) program, presented by North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA).
Organic Farming One of Many Ag Growth Areas for Propane
Our local newspaper does a Pride of Rush County monthly story. Read about our manufacturing facility from an outside eye!
"Lee Newman has been farming for decades on his family farm near Sumter, South Carolina. The farm includes organic tobacco, corn, soybeans, wheat, and cotton, as well as twelve turkey grower houses. As owner of the operation, Newman is constantly analyzing and searching for the most effective, cost-efficient means of running his farm."
Journal of Pesticice Reform, Winter Issue 2006
"Fire has been a driving force in nature for millennia. It shaped the Earth's landscape and favored some plant communities over others. Humans learned to use fire to their advantage: Native Americans and early settlers used fire to clear land, attract or drive game, and foster agriculture. Fire was a staple of life."
Hobby Farms Magazine, July/August 2014
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