ETS Field Days 2015
The Division of Landscape Architecture and Planning, University of Copenhagen (Denmark) organized and hosted the 4th ETS Field Days 2015 between 6-8 October 2015. Every two years, ETS runs its Field Days in one of its member countries, to promote the exchange of information among turfgrass specialists and this was the fourth event of a successful sequence started in Valencia, Spain (2009), Ghent, Belgium (2011), and Monte Carlo, Monaco (2013). The seminar keynote theme was: “Sustainability and Grass” and the focus lied on discussion of turfgrass areas designed and managed correctly, that can provide an important social, environmental and economic resource. Presentations have addressed interesting issues and innovations relevant to the turfgrass industry and research, among which the optimal plant nutrition, irrigation research progress, breeding grass for sustainable use and maintenance, no-pesticide management of sport fields, sustainable approach for green areas and grass on roofs. Dr Lulli and Dr de Bertoldi from RTD partners TURFE took the opportunity to have one-to-one discussions with the participants to discuss with interested parties the technical as well as financial aspects of the SodSat system, and the benefits that SodSat is capable to offer. Leaflets were also distributed.