STERF Newsletter #34
Nordic seminar - February 7th 2017
"Multifunctional Landscapes -  Opportunities and Challenges for Nordic Golf Facilities" KSLA (The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry) and STERF are setting up a seminar with the aim to show the opportunities that multifunctional golf courses offer; to discuss the challenges, problems and conflicts that exist; and to identify tools to enhance societal benefits from golf facilities. The seminar addresses both individuals within the golf sector as well as representatives of authorities, municipalities, universities, landowners and interest groups.

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Turf grass winter survival - 10 fact sheets!
Finally, all the fact sheets about winter survival are published in English and Norwegian. Some are also translated into Swedish and Icelandic. You can find them and download them from the STERF web page.


  Fact sheets  
Article: Survey - winter injuries
An article has been published that presents the results from a survey of causes and economic consequences regarding winter injuries on golf greens in the Nordic countries. The article can be found in both English and Norwegian.

Fescue green - Final project report
The project "Fescue green - Best management of red fescue golf greens for high sustainability and playability" was carried out from 2011 to 2015 as a joint effort by researchers and greenkeepers in Norway and Denmark.


New feature on our web: Language versions!
A lot of STERF material has been translated into Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic and Finnish. To make it easier to find fact sheets, handbooks, articles and brochures there are now five language sub sites on our web site Just follow the flags in the top banner!


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