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What is Yellow Jacket?

Since its inception in 2007, Yellow Jacket Enhanced Seed Coating has been revolutionizing the professional turfgrass seed industry with superior quality coated seeds.

What is Enhanced Seed Coating?

Picture this: a starch-powered super-absorbent, flexing its muscles and holding up to 600 times its own weight in water. This isn't a scene from a superhero movie, but the reality of our Yellow Jacket Enhanced Seed. University of New Mexico trials have shown that this is no ordinary seed - it establishes more rapidly and thirsts for less water than raw seed.

Yellow Jacket coated seed.

It doesn't stop there, though. The Yellow Jacket seed is like a turbo-charged athlete, sprinting ahead to establish a faster, stronger turf. This super-turf doesn't just look good - it's a formidable opponent against weeds and disease. The result? A high-quality, lush green turf that cuts down on establishment costs and lets you enjoy your newly seeded area sooner.

But what if the weather decides to play spoilsport, or if conditions aren't favorable for normal establishment? Fear not! The Yellow Jacket seed enhancement laughs in the face of adversity. It's your trusted ally when the going gets tough, ensuring that your turf always stays in peak condition.

Revolutionary Coating: A Game-Changer in Performance

Imagine the birth of a groundbreaking process, one that was backed by numerous independent university tests, all singing praises for its remarkable benefits to turfgrass seed. This is the story of the Yellow Jacket process, which burst onto the scene in 2007. Since then, it has taken the turf industry by storm, with millions of pounds of Yellow Jacket-enhanced seed finding their way into the hands of turf professionals across the United States. The message was loud and clear - the Yellow Jacket process was synonymous with value and outstanding performance.

Today, Barenbrug has taken this innovation a step further, infusing the Yellow Jacket Enhancement into all its bentgrass varieties, bermudagrass brands, and premium turf brands. The list includes fan favorites like HGT, RPR, RTF, Monaco, and the Dunes Mix of fine fescues. With this, Barenbrug continues to redefine the boundaries of excellence in turf management.

Why Choose Yellow Jacket® Enhanced Seed Coating?

Since 2007, Barenbrug's Yellow Jacket® Enhanced Seed Coating has set the standard in the professional turfgrass seed industry. Trusted by experts across the United States, our coated seeds have consistently delivered unparalleled results. Here’s why Yellow Jacket stands out:

Same Rate, Superior Quality

With Yellow Jacket, you can expect consistent seeding rates and top-notch quality. Our enhanced seed coating ensures that every seed you plant has the best chance to thrive, making your job easier and more efficient.

Extended Seeding Window

Timing is everything in landscaping. Yellow Jacket provides an extended seeding window, giving you the flexibility to plant when it suits you best without compromising on growth and success rates.

Better Seed Survival

We know how crucial seed survival is to your work. Yellow Jacket's coating enhances seed vitality, ensuring better germination and establishment. This means healthier, more robust turf from the get-go.

Easier Visual Monitoring

Keep track of your progress effortlessly. The Yellow Jacket coating makes it easier to visually monitor your seeding efforts, so you can quickly assess and adjust as needed.

Proven Results You Can Trust

Our commitment to quality is backed by research. Studies have shown remarkable increases in growth and turf performance with Yellow Jacket coated seeds compared to non-coated seeds.

  • Increased Growth: One study revealed a 14% increase in plant biomass in the first year with Yellow Jacket coated seeds. Imagine the impact this can have on your projects!
  • Improved Turf Quality: All coated entries in our studies exhibited superior turf ratings and disease performance a full year after seeding. This means healthier, denser, and more resilient turf for your clients and projects.