Temporary site

Our original homepage was attacked by malware in January 2024 and the attackers also destroyed our back up. Our server hotel provider will try to rebuild what we can find from the site, and until then we will use this site as a means of publishing a few facts and news.


The STERF Annual Yearbook 2023

Read about important events during the year and find describtions of all running and recently finished research projects.
You will find the PDF here.  
STERF Vuosikirja 2023

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FACT SHEET - Use of robotic mowers on golf courses

This fact sheet will guide you through the newest knowledge on the use of small lightweight robotic mowers on golf course fairways and semi-roughs.
You will find the PDF here.
In Danish.

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Grass species and varieties for severe winter climates

This updated fact sheet will help you choose the most winter hardy grass species and varieties when establishing, re-seeding, or over-seeding golf courses or other turfgrass areas in the Nordic countries. We focus on grass for golf greens, but fairways, tees, sports fields, and recreational lawns will be covered too. You will find the PDF here.

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Let us help you!

If you are looking for a specific report or article, please get in touch with Karin Schmidt, Communications, and it will be sent to you by e-mail.  If you have questions regarding STERF or want to get in touch with us, please contact Maria Strandberg, Director.
Maria Strandberg,, Tel:  +46 70 620 1787