Feb 15

Aquatrols and Barenbrug USA Introduce New Yellow Jacket Seed Coating

Aquatrols and Barenbrug USA have entered into a partnership to produce a brand new Yellow Jacket® seed coating formulation featuring Aquatrols patented Seed Enhancement Technology (SET). The partnership was announced last week at the 2016 Golf Industry Show in San Diego.

Barenbrug USA Aquatrols Seed Enhancement

James Schneider and Dan Macias discuss seed enhancement technology with Bill Brown

The new Yellow Jacket® formulation represents the first commercially available seed coating containing Aquatrols Seed Enhancement Technology. In replicated trials worldwide, SET has proven to increase seed germination and seedling success rates under stress conditions brought on by deficit irrigation, extreme temperatures, and high salinity growing environments.

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Aquatrols’ Dan Macias and Barenbrug USA’s James Schneider joined Bill Brown of TurfRepublic on the GIS trade show floor to discuss the exciting news. You can listen to that interview below:

The new Yellow Jacket® formulation is immediately available through Barenbrug USA’s distribution channels.

For more information on SET, contact your local Aquatrols representative or visit


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More than 60 years ago, Aquatrols introduced the world’s first commercially available soil wetting agent. Since creating an entirely new product category to address water management challenges and opportunities, the company has remained a top innovator and producer of high-performance soil surfactants and related technologies. Aquatrols’ advanced product suite optimizes soil-water-plant interactions in agricultural, professional turfgrass, and horticultural industries in more than 40 countries. Headquartered in southern New Jersey, Aquatrols also has offices in the United Kingdom and conducts business on six continents.