About Us

Our Mission

Helping producers implement profitable solutions for agriculture.

Our Vision

Providing growers first choice products with best-in-class service

KE Precision Ag

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Our Team

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Kurt Ehnle


As the owner and manager of KE Seed, Kurt’s day-to-day activities and responsibilities are not easily noticed. As the 2nd generation in the family seed business, he works tirelessly on continuing to grow the KE Seed brand. Over the years, he has experienced first-hand the challenges associated with an ever changing agricultural landscape. That experience allows him to stay competitive in today’s marketplace.

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Aaron Ehnle

Seed Advisor/Agronomy Specialist

Aaron’s deep passion for agronomy and love for farming has his gears spinning tirelessly. As KE Seed’s agronomic specialist, he is often walking fields or side-by-sides to try to identify one variable over another. Aaron also manages the family farming operation, so he experiences the successes and failures of the agricultural world first hand, and provides sound, honest recommendations and evaluations. 

Allen Messman

Seed Marketing Manager

Allen comes to KE Seed with over 45 years of seed selling experience. He started his career off working as a District Sales Manager for a few different seed companies and most recently was the Director of Sales and Business Development Manager for Bo-Jac Seed Company. He and his wife, Ruth live in Pekin, IL.. We are pleased to have someone with Allen’s experience and know-how to assist the growth of KE Seed’s business.

Ron Morris

Seed Specialist

Ron comes to KE Seed with over 50 years of seed selling experience. A native of Hannibal, MO he explored central Illinois as a young man and has called it home ever since. He and his wife Judy reside in Roanoke, IL and they enjoy being surrounded by their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. His years of hard work and relationship building throughout Central IL makes him a perfect addition to the KE Seed team.

Andy Friedrich

Seed Specialist / Seed Treatment Manager

Andy comes to the KE Seed team after working the beginning of his career in various roles in the technology side of agriculture. Most recently, he worked as a CSA for Pioneer Encirca Services. His agronomy knowledge and dedication to servicing growers makes him a great addition to the KE Seed team. He and his wife Katie and their two sons live outside of  Farmington, IL. Both natives of Central IL, they are proud to call Peoria County home.

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