Agrecol

Agrecol

Agrecol Corporation, founded in 1991, combines the best principles of production agriculture with the science of ecology to produce high quality native seed and plants.

Historically, Agrecol was an agricultural research and development firm. In 1995, the company focused its attention and resources on the production of native plant species. Agrecol's native plant species are grown from remnant foundation collections gathered primarily in southeastern Wisconsin.

Agrecol's ecological products and services include native seed and plants, design, installation and maintenance, consulting, erosion control and stormwater management.

 
Agrecol Standard Seed Mixes

Standard Seed Mixes

Coverage: 10 PLS lbs per acre.*

Available in 1 acre, 1/2 acre, 1/4 acre, 1/8 acre, 1/16 acre and 545 sq. feet increments.

Agrecol’s 15 standard seed mixes are pre-designed mixes for a variety of Environmental conditions ranging from emergent zones at the edges of ponds, lakes, or basins to dry sandy upland situations. These mixes contain 25-35 species of grasses, sedges, and wildflowers. They are designed for a planting rate of 60 PLS seeds per square foot. Additionally, there is a ratio of approximately 50/50 grasses & sedges to wildflowers.

 

Deluxe Seed Mixes

Coverage: 15 PLS lbs per acre.*

Available in 1 acre, 1/2 acre, 1/4 acre, 1/8 acre, 1/16 acre and 545 sq. feet increments.

Agrecol’s 15 deluxe seed mixes contain a very diverse mix of species. 45-60 total species of native grasses, sedges, and wildflowers for a variety of Environmental conditions comprise this mix. Not only is this the most diverse of our mix categories, it also is designed to provide 90 PLS seeds per square foot, which is 50% higher than our standard versions. For an added visual appeal, Agrecol has adjusted the ratio of grasses & sedges to wildflowers to 40/60.

 

High Density Seed Mixes

Coverage: 30 PLS lbs per acre.*

Available in 1 acre, 1/2 acre, 1/4 acre, 1/8 acre, 1/16 acre and 545 sq. feet increments.

Agrecol’s 15 high density seed mixes are designed for situations where extra high seeding rates are desired. These could be situations where the landowner is concerned about weed control preparation prior to seeding or simply would just like to ensure competitive advantage through numbers during the establishment phase. These mixes contain 10-15 species of grasses, sedges, and wildflowers. They are designed for a planting rate of 120 PLS seeds per square foot. Additionally, there is a ratio of approximately 70/30 grasses & sedges to wildflowers.

 

Wildflower Enhancement Mix

Coverage: 1 PLS lb per acre.*

Available in 1 PLS lb. increments.

Agrecol’s wildflower enhancement mix consisists of only wildflower seeds. This mix is designed to be used to overseed an existing prairie restoration or seed an area with only wildflowers. These pre-packaged seed mixes are available in 1-pound bags to provide enhancement for a one-acre prairie area.

 

CRP Seed Mixes

Coverage: 5 PLS lbs per acre.*

Available in 1 acre, 1/2 acre and 1/4 acre increments.

Agrecol carries approximately 20-25 WI Conservation Reserve Program seed mixes. These are the NRCS designed mixes that are most commonly planted on Wisconsin CRP lands. Typically these mixes will have a lower diversity of species and also are designed for a planting rate of 30 PLS seeds per square foot. Therefore they can fit a nice niche for those clients that are more strictly interested in cover, erosion control, and less concerned about species diversity.

 

WI DOT Mixes

Coverage:15 PLS lbs per acre.*

Available in 1 PLS lb. increments.

Agrecol carries the four primary WI DOT specified seed mixes that contain native prairie grasses and wildflowers. These mixes are designed by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to provide native prairie grasses and wildflowers for purposes of erosion control, aesthetic colors and textures, economic variety, and salt-tolerant roadside situations.

 

Big Buck Mix

Coverage: 10 PLS lbs per acre.*

Available in 1 acre, 1/2 acre and 1/4 acre increments

Agrecol’s big buck seed mix is designed especially for wildlife habitat and deer enthusiasts. It is comprised of a very diverse mix of grasses and wildflowers that were chosen to provide diverse heights, structure, cover, and forage for a variety of wildlife including deer. The mix of wildflowers will provide color from spring to fall and the entire mix will provide structure and habitat through the winter months as well.

 

Custom Native Seed Mixes

Our mixes are custom-made for site specific needs. All mixes can be ordered with each component packaged separately, grouped for a seed drill, or all mixed together. Typical modifications include changing the color ratios, grass to wildflower ratio, and the number of seeds per square foot.

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