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BONNIE - A Future Top Choice For Sports Turf
15/02/2024

BONNIE - A Future Top Choice For Sports Turf

A breeder’s work is no longer limited to developing varieties that are top performing on different country lists, but also to find varieties that can fit with changing environmental concerns and being able to adapt to differing climate conditions. After 15 years of intensive work, our breeders have developed the variety BONNIE. The new benchmark in perennial ryegrass and N°1 on the French list. Read more

The Greatest Show on Grass Resumes at TPC Scottsdale
12/02/2024

The Greatest Show on Grass Resumes at TPC Scottsdale

The WM Phoenix Open is a professional golf tournament that's held at the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course, a golf course specifically designed for professional golfers and large crowds. The tournament coincides with Super Bowl weekend each year and is uniquely tailored to the fans, which makes the atmosphere feel more like a music festival than a traditional golf event. Read more

DLF's Derek Woodfield Receives AFGC Medallion Award
05/02/2024

DLF's Derek Woodfield Receives AFGC Medallion Award

The American Forage & Grassland Council (AFGC) bestowed its highest honor, The Medallion Award, upon Derek Woodfield during their 2024 Annual Conference in Mobile, Alabama, on January 9th, 2024. Read more

DLF to close the R&D site in Landskrona, Sweden
22/01/2024

DLF to close the R&D site in Landskrona, Sweden

Today we have announced that DLF Seeds A/S will stop all activities at the R&D site in Landskrona, Sweden before 1st July 2024 and close the site Read more

Choose Ecomaster for a joined-up approach to turf care and management
11/01/2024

Choose Ecomaster for a joined-up approach to turf care and management

Everyone wants lush green turf – and easier ways to achieve it. So here’s our answer to that age-old challenge: Ecomaster, a turf-grass mixture from our Masterline® range. In the world of landscaping and turf maintenance, Ecomaster is a game-changer. The vital ingredient is Microclover®, a unique component offering numerous benefits from cost savings to visual appeal to better environmental outcomes. Read more

Prestwick GC futureproof their fairways with new sustainable mix from Johnsons
15/12/2023

Prestwick GC futureproof their fairways with new sustainable mix from Johnsons

While only launched in the summer of 2023, the new hard fescue J Sustain-Fairway mixture from Johnsons Sports Seed is already making a strong first impression at the birthplace of The Open Championship. Delivering quick germination and coping with the challenges of the undulating links course, Prestwick Golf Club have commended the blend of top-rated cultivars and the role they’ll play in futureproofing their fairways. Read more

Microclover® – the tiny friend of challenged turf managers
13/12/2023

Microclover® – the tiny friend of challenged turf managers

They say that the best things come in small packages. That’s definitely true for Microclover®, the little plant that improves the look and performance of turf while easing the turf manager’s workload. Better still, Microclover® makes turf management less costly and more sustainable. Read more

DLF Seeds A/S and Groupe Florimond Desprez announce their intention to enter into a Joint Venture
05/12/2023

DLF Seeds A/S and Groupe Florimond Desprez announce their intention to enter into a Joint Venture

This is for their beets operations with the ambition to redefine the landscape of the sugar beet seed industry Read more

Growing turf that lasts season after season
16/11/2023

Growing turf that lasts season after season

Turf has to work harder these days. As the weather becomes increasingly unpredictable, players still expect year-round pitch use. The solution is 4turf®, a range of highly resilient, low-temperature turf varieties that make the turf manager’s job easier. And the time to overseed is now. Read more

Red fescue could be the future of turfgrass management
16/11/2023

Red fescue could be the future of turfgrass management

Growing and managing turfgrass is getting tougher. The pressure is on to use fewer resources – less pesticide, fertiliser, water, and management time – to grow turf sustainably. Red fescue is the answer. It doesn’t just perform well on all environmental measures, it is also fine textured and has a nice colour. Read more

Press release: Record revenue and solid operating results at DLF
31/10/2023

Press release: Record revenue and solid operating results at DLF

With a revenue of DKK 8,756 million and an EBIT of DKK 522 million in the fiscal year 2022/23, DLF presents a record revenue and the third-best EBIT in the company's history at today's Annual General Meeting. The sales of clover and grass seeds were overall lower than in 2021/22, and the operating results were affected by inflation and rising costs associated with the significant 2022 harvest Read more

A troubling year of drought, floods, and soaring inflation
10/10/2023

A troubling year of drought, floods, and soaring inflation

Grass-seed consumption during the past year has been slower than during the two previous years when COVID-19 forced people to stay at home and devote more time to their gardens. Now that we’re back to normality, seed consumption has returned to typical levels. Inevitably, there are other issues to worry about. Inflation, which has fallen from its highest levels, continues to be a concern, driven primarily by rising gas, electricity, and overall consumer prices. Inflation is still far higher than people are used to, which is why it continues to dampen consumer spending and reduce trade activity. As always, the weather plays its part in the seed industry. Last year we enjoyed an exceptional harvest with abundant yields and excellent dry storage conditions. Not so for the 2023 seed production year, which offers a stark contrast to the success of the previous year. Read more