The Future of Forage Is Here

For generations, Prairie Estates Genetics (PEG) has provided dairy-specific forage to dairy farms of all sizes. In fact, since 1999, PEG has been the only company that specializes in dairy-specific hybrids. And after decades of intensive forage research, genetics testing, and in-the-field results, we’ve developed a groundbreaking forage solution that enables dairy farmers to get the Next-Gen Results they’ve always wanted for their farm, and the better they’ve always wanted for their lives. We do all of this because we’ve been there ourselves; we grew up on dairy farms just like yours. And we knew better was possible.

Family-Owned Business

Veteran-Owned Business

Rooted in Wisconsin

OUR FOUNDER | Ron Rogers, an Army veteran, started his forage career in 1985 and developed the forage testing program that we use today. Working for various seed companies, he noticed that the genetic varieties of seed corn that worked well for dairy farmers were consistently passed over by management for so-called “multi-purpose” grain hybrids that could be sold to a wider variety of farmers. In 1999 he started Prairie Estates Genetics to protect and steward genetic varieties that support and nourish the dairy industry specifically. He has dedicated his life to providing better seed & better service to dairies.

THE NEXT GENERATION | Ron’s daughter, Nicole, was born on a farm not unlike the dairies that Ron partnered with. She graduated from UW-Madison with a degree in Communications and spent the next twelve years working on the East Coast. But, in 2012, Nicole decided to return to her Wisconsin roots and move back to work with her parents at PEG. Today, Nicole is still proudly helping lead PEG into the future.

OUR TEAM | Our team is connected by our dedication to the dairying way of life. All our Forage Managers were born and raised in Wisconsin, and each of them have worked on dairy farms. The majority of we heavily represent UW Platteville, we begin our weekly meeting with the same question every time: How can we better serve our customers this week?

Dedicated To You

We’re family-owned and operated right here in Wisconsin. We’re your neighbors, your friends. We grew up on dairy farms just like yours, which means we understand your granddad’s dairy farm, and we understand your modern dairy farm. And, unlike the big seed companies, our success depends upon your success. That’s why we’re with you every step of the way—from seed to feed—helping you maximize the feed efficiency of every forage acre on your farm.

About Prairie Estates Genetics
About Prairie Estates Genetics
About Prairie Estates Genetics
About Prairie Estates Genetics

Featured PEG Stories

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One Of Our Cutest Customers Wins School Fair With PEG Corn

We’re proud to announce Kylee Sebranick, of La Sebra Farms, won the blue ribbon in her school fair with Prairie Estates Genetics corn! We’re honored and privileged to work with farm families like the Sebranicks and future farmers like Kylee, everyday.

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Our Youngest Forage Manager

PEG Forage Manager Mike Kabat’s son helps him out with plots (and signs) every summer and loves it! We might have a future Forage Manager on our hands.

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Springtime Plot Work

Forage Manager Kyle Sigg oversees our corn plots. He grew up on a dairy farm and can’t wait for spring so he can get back out in the fields.

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