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Combatting Drought with Native Grasses

These days, it feels like we’re always hearing about droughts somewhere: California, Utah, the Great Plains – regions all across the U.S. have issues with the loss of water and rivers and lakes down. Even with recent rainfall this year, water is still a critical issue.  While there is more

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Restoring Native Prairies & Grasslands

Hundreds of years ago, much of the central United States was covered in prairie and grassland. Bison and deer roamed the plains, while smaller mammals and birds benefited from the covering and forage provided by native grasses. We might be biased, but we believe the native prairie is arguably one

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The Benefits of Native Species for Grazing Livestock

Native species are a critical component of land management and conservation practices. In areas where grazing livestock is prevalent, the use of native grasses has been shown to provide numerous benefits. From providing ground cover to offering nutritional benefits for both livestock and wildlife, the value of native species cannot

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Warm Season Perennials: A Guide to Restoration

As we’ve transitioned from March to April, many of us are experiencing Spring in full force. While these warmer temperatures might be ideal for outdoor activities and evening cookouts, they’re also prime-time planting for warm-season perennials. Planting native perennials is an excellent choice for restoration and/or revegetation projects. These native

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Do I Need to Fertilize?

By Rob Cook, Director of Business Development, Bamert Seed Many times our customers ask if they should fertilize, or ask us to give a fertilization recommendation based off of the species of grass in the blend they’re planting. Unfortunately there is no way for us to give a responsible answer

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The Life of a Bamert Seed

Bamert Seed Company’s dedication to providing the best has allowed us to offer over 400 species of high-quality native grasses, forbs, and legumes. The species and varieties we produce have been carefully selected to match the soil and climatic conditions of the Southern Great Plains and beyond, making them adaptable

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