Ehmke Seed

(620) 397-2350
74 West Road 130, Healy, KS, 67850
ehmkeseed.com
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Ehmke Seed is a family-owned seed company with a long history in the High Plains. Our farm goes back to the pioneer days in 1885 when the Ehmkes emigrated from Germany in search of a brighter future in Lane County, Kansas.

Four generations later in 1986, Vance Ehmke and his wife Louise saw an opportunity to grow their own certified seed wheat for themselves and local farmers. Wanting to try something different, Vance and Louise experimented with growing triticale seed and found it was a huge success with cattlemen and dairies across the High Plains. Now in the fifth generation, the tradition continues.

Ehmke Seed has grown to be one of the premier wheat, triticale and rye seed dealers in western Kansas. The focus at Ehmke Seed continues to be bringing high-quality seed and years of knowledge and expertise to our customers. That’s why nearly all of our seed is grown and sold right here on the Ehmke farm in west-central Kansas. Ehmke Seed grows top-performing wheat varieties for the central and southern plains, as well as world-class triticale and rye varieties for forage growers looking to get more out of their livestock investment.

We are proud to offer these Kansas Wheat Alliance Varieties

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KS Dallas

  • Resistant to WSMV
  • High yield potential
  • Good drought tolerance
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KS Western Star

  • High yield potential
  • Very good drought tolerance
  • Resistance to Wheat Curl Mite
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Oakley CL

  • Resistant to WSMV
  • Very good drought tolerance
  • Single gene Clearfield® variety
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Tatanka

  • Good drought tolerance
  • High yield potential
  • Good baking quality
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KS Hamilton

  • Superior Resistance To WSMV
  • High Yield Potential
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