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Company Information:

Name: Arbuckle Ranch, Inc.
Address: 100 Poly Drive, Suite 155
Billings, MT 59101
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (406) 657-2995

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $155,000.00 2
SBIR Phase II $592,000.00 2

Award List:

Performance of Innovative Native Seed Harvester

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Lee Arbuckle
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY: Annually wildfires, construction, mining, and noxious weed infestations damage millions of acres of vegetation. Public policy encourages land managers to restore damaged land by reseeding native plant species. The core US market exceeds 15,000 seed producers using inefficient… More

Performance of Innovative Native Seed Harvester

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Lee Arbuckle
Award Amount: $296,000.00
Abstract:
Every year natural and man-caused disturbances (wildfire, construction of highways and facilities, mining, noxious weeds infestation, and overgrazing) damage and destroy millions of hectares of native vegetation. These vast disturbances require restoration and federal entities emphasize the use of… More

Pneumatic Conveyance Technology for Native Seed Harvesters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Lee Arbuckle
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
Reclamation or restoration of sustainable native grasslands is constrained by the lack of seed of many difficult to harvest species. The lack of seed of many species stems from the lack of harvest equipment that can effectively dislodge, separate, convey, and off-load seed with challenging… More

Pneumatic Conveyance Technology for Native Seed Harvesters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Lee Arbuckle, President
Award Amount: $296,000.00
Abstract:
Native grass seed is important to restoration or reclamation of burned, mined or otherwise disturbed lands. The native seed industry is growing rapidly to meet increasing demand for more seed species in commercial quantities. However, the morphology of the seed of many important species of native… More