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The Road to Turf Sustainability

Well-managed sports pitches are one of the essentials to form the backdrop, when professional football or rugby teams are struggling to pull the longest...

Are You Covered?

Cover crops are valuable tools in crop systems in agriculture and also governmental instruments to reduce leaching of nitrate and promote biodiversity. European countries...

What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Plant Disease Epidemics

First half of 2020 became the year where everyone (!) was forced to learn at least some basic processes of epidemiology of viruses. A...

Drought is Coming – Suck it Up!

For the sixth time in a row, northern- and central parts of Europe were again this year hit by an unpleasant and worrying spring...

Turf Grass Breeding Result in Durable Turf and More Playing Hours

As we enjoy watching the big sport events played on natural grass, it is appropriate to ask professional turf managers: What are “the dream...

Green Gold In Grass Proteins

Each year EU imports more than 11 megaton soy protein from US and South America, worth $3.8 billion USD for its pig- and poultry...

Improving Resource-Efficient and Sustainable Production of Feed and Proteins

Developing efficient animal production has traditionally been the primary focus of grasslands in agriculture, and we are seeing an increased recognition of the environmental...

The Future is Unpredictable, but Forage Grass Improvement is Not

Since 2015 we have been able to predict trait performance in perennial ryegrass based on a simple DNA profile and every day, we become...

The New Best Mate in Sport Pitch Solutions: Polypropylene Fibres

It probably takes an insider to know that many qualification tournaments ahead of the European Cup and all over the Champions League groundsmen have...

“It’s All Under My Skin”

…said the tiny little red fescue seed while gazing upon its neighbor seed, a similar type but dressed up from head to toe in...

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