The Royal Barenbrug Group is the world’s leading developer of proprietary turf and forage grass varieties and legume species. We have been in turfgrass plant breeding, seed production and marketing since 1904, today serving customers from 25 subsidiaries in 16 countries and six continents. Our U.S. subsidiary is located in Tangent, Oregon. Above all, it’s our passion for grass that drives us to develop the golf industry’s most respected turfgrass products.
As an innovative, family-owned company, we focus on Research & Development and the successful marketing of innovative products. Our position in the grass seed market has been achieved by putting our craftsmanship into practice and fostering long-term relationships with our customers and seed growers. The performance of our varieties and seed technologies is supported by scientific research from leading universities and institutions.
Yellow Jacket® Enhanced Seed coating
This cutting edge seed coating employs superabsorbent technology that can hold up to 600X its own weight in water, improving seedling germination and establishment under adverse conditions, reducing stress on young seedlings, enhancing root development and providing enhanced disease resistance. Yellow Jacket is available with a variety of our Supercharged Bentgrass varieties.
SOS® Super Over Seeding
This economical alternative to perennial ryegrass features darker color, improved leaf texture and reduced vertical growth. It establishes fast at lower temperatures and transitions naturally without chemical assistance when spring temperatures rise.
RPR® Regenerating Perennial Ryegrass
Our new RPR: Regenerating Perennial Ryegrass is a tough, durable subspecies of perennial ryegrass, Lolium perenne ssp. Stoloniferum. RPR is the new standard bearer in traffic tolerance and recovery for perennial rye.
The basis for our success is captured in our five core values: Innovation, Partnership, International, Quality and Marketing. Imbuing everything we do with these simple concepts has earned us our reputation as the number one seed producer in the golf market.