Prairie Estates Genetics News

Shrinking Margins…How Can Forages Help?

Corn and soybean cash prices are up 60% since early August. Milk prices have slipped nearly 30% since November 2020. Grain prices are expected to stay high through the 2021 harvest season. Class III milk for the next six months is expected to range from $15.39 in February to $17.39 in September. Diet inputs like […]

Employee Spotlight – Carl Key – Senior Forage Manager

Prairie Estates Genetics is comprised of employees with high levels of competence and experience. This expertise complements its line of dairy seed formulated specifically for dairy cows. The entire program provides complete management of a dairy farm’s forage program. Recently, PEG hired long time agronomist and forage manager Carl Key. With the addition of Carl […]

6 Ways To Make Sure Your Corn Silage Is High Quality

The sales season and the pretend Silage experts from Seed Companies are upon us. Dairy farmers are being inundated by salesmen who want to sell seed corn without grasping or understanding quality corn silage. Many facets go into producing good silage: • Good Agronomy Program • Consistent High Yielding Varieties • Consistent Dry Matter • […]

Quality Before The Chopper And After

As chopping season sneaks up on us, we all start to think: “What can I do to ensure quality feed for my cows for the next 365 days of feeding?” While the answer might seem difficult, adding a few key steps, pre-harvest, and mid-harvest, could make a large difference when it comes to feeding out. […]

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