Hello Nurse Crop

Nurse crop

Nurse crops have been used for years, but often are overlooked during the planning process of reclamation seeding. Perennial grasses and forbs are aided by nurse crops because they offer protection as the plants establish. A properly planned nurse crop aids in erosion control, creates a wind break for young seedlings, and can even suppress […]

Do I Need to Fertilize?

Bamert customers often ask if they should fertilize, or request a fertilization recommendation based on the species of reclamation seed in the blend they’re planting. However, without a soil test, any response would be just a guess.  Results from a proper soil test provide the best available picture of nutrient levels in the soil and […]

Re-establishing Native Vegetation

Reclamation Seed

Part 3: Reclamation Seed Tips & Tricks Reclamation jobs in the construction industry pose an interesting dilemma because a project won’t wait for optimal conditions. Ag producers plan their planting based on the season or by an agency overseeing the project, while reclamation professionals in construction are tasked with growing plants on disturbed soil from […]

Re-establishing Native Vegetation

Drill Seed

Part 2: Planting Equipment & Drill Seed The greatest challenge when helping customers establish native vegetation is the availability of the right equipment and an understanding of how to use it for their reclamation seeds. There are several intricacies of the different types of equipment and respective applications, so we’ve made it easy to understand […]