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World class food and
agricultural research

Policy Support

Aarhus University has signed an agreement with the Ministry of the Environment and Food on the provision of policy support to the authorities in 13 research areas. Within each of these areas, the university is obliged to carry out research at a high international standard.


Susanne Elmholt
Senior Researcher
Phone: +45 8715 7685

Special Consultant
Phone: +45 8715 7975


Beef from dairy cattle production is much more climate-friendly than beef from extensively farmed beef production. Photo: Colourbox

2016.05.10 | DCA

Not all kinds of beef are climate culprits

Beef production emits greenhouse gases and thus contributes to global warming – but not all types of beef production contribute equally to the problem.

Photo: Colourbox

2016.04.28 | DCA

Make the world a better place one fridge at a time

If you want to make the world a better place you can start by looking into your own fridge and reducing your food waste.

Integrated pest management is the way to go in order to protect minor crops against diseases, weeds and pests. Photo: Colourbox

2016.04.17 | DCA

Minor crops need major help to remain sustainable

The absence of viable plant protection solutions for minor crops costs more than one billion euros per year and impacts nine million hectares throughout Europe.


Sun 26 Jun
09:00-18:00 | Aarhus, Denmark
International Conference of Agricultural engineering
The conference will cover all the general topics included in the CIGR, EurAgEng and NJF societies.
Wed 14 Sep
12:00-18:00 | Aarhus University Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, DK-8830 Tjele
Kick off and networking in the field of biobased production
To present funded research projects and create synergy with ongoing research, FACCE SURPLUS will host a kick off and networking event in Denmark in September 2016.
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