STERF Newsletter #27
New website and Newsletter!
We have now launched the new and improved STERF website  And as you can see, the Newsletter has a new layout too. Now it's possible to surf the site from computers, tablets and smartphones. Take a few moments and surf around some new features, for instance the "Search" function, a better listing of all STERFs ongoing and finished projects and the Library, where we are going to make finding what you are looking for even easier. We hope you will enjoy the change!

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The Annual Yearbook 2014
STERFs annual yearbook has arrived! Get updated on ongoing project through extensive summaries and status reports.


Learn about new and finished STERF research projects and read about important events in 2014 like local and international seminars, workshops and new handbooks.

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Turfgrass varieties 2015
The new lists; 'Turfgrass seed for the Nordic countries 2015' have been published. These important booklets are about evaluation of turfgrass varieties. There is a Norwgian, a Danish and an English version available with the results from SCANTURF and SCANGREEN variety testing, updated 1 April 2015. Information on species can be found in the ‘The Grass Guide 2012'.

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More News!
Societal Benefits of Golf
Wondering how to create societal benefits of golf? In this handbook you will find both inspiration and ideas for local partnerships. It is based on experiences from the Sigtuna Project: 'A Landscape for All' and some other projects in Scandinavia.

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Article on winter cover
Read the new article about the successful full-scale experiments on three golf courses over three winters (2011-2014) in Finland, Sweden and Norway. The project concluded that plastic covers prevented water intrusion and protected the greens from damages in winters with a high risk of ice encasement.

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