OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE: FGP) today announced the declaration of its third quarter cash distribution of $0.50 per partnership common unit. The distribution marks the seventy first consecutive $0.50 quarterly distribution and is payable June 14, 2012, to common unitholders of record as of June 7, 2012. The distribution covers the period from February 1, 2012 to April 30, 2012, the partnership's third quarter of fiscal 2012. Ferrellgas' annualized distribution is currently $2.00 per common unit. Ferrellgas Partners, L.P., through its operating partnership, Ferrellgas, L.P., currently serves approximately one million customers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Ferrellgas employees indirectly own more than 21 million common units of the partnership through an employee stock ownership plan. More information about the partnership can be found online at www.ferrellgas.com. In accordance with Treasury Regulation 1.1446-4(d), nominees are hereby notified they are responsible for withholding 35% of this distribution from foreign investors as required under Section 1446 of the Internal Revenue Code. Contact:Tom Colvin, Investor Relations, 913-661-1530 Scott Brockelmeyer, Media Relations, 913-661-1830 SOURCE Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.