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Researchers are using New Breeding Techniques to improve crop yield and quality. The knowledge they create will be put to practical use in collaboration with the industry. Photo: Colourbox

2018.11.12 | DCA

Modern breeding technology can increase Denmark’s share of the market

Methods that are being developed in a new research project can strengthen Denmark’s competitive edge on the international market for crop seeds.

In a new project, researchers will map soil characteristics in widely different types of catchment areas and in great soil depth. The aim is better targeted regulation. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.10.31 | Agro

Mapping provides a better basis for targeted regulation

Detailed soil mapping in different types of catchment areas and the development of new environmental management tools will help agriculture to put a more targeted nitrogen regulation into practice.

The CEO of the Danish Agricultural Agency Jette Petersen cut the green ribbon at the inauguration of the newly established bioreactor with wood chips full scale test facility at Hofmansgave on 26 October 2018. Photo: Janne Hansen
An entry basin and three basins filled with wood chips rinse a large portion of the nitrogen and phosphorous content in drainwater from 120 ha farmland before the water is led into Odense Fjord. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.10.29 | Crops

Six research bioreactors with wood chips are now in place

Six test facilities have been established in various geo-regions and thereby with various soil and weather conditions, and the research project is now entering a new phase: data gathering.

Mon 03 Dec
09:30-15:00 | Navitas, Inge Lehmanns Gade 10, 8000 Aarhus
Meeting on Reduction of Greenhouses Gasses from Farm Animals
iClimate invites for a knowledge exchange and networking meeting on the possibilities of reducing GHG-emissions from livestock production.
Tue 04 Dec
10:00-16:30 | Aarhus University, Lakeside Lecture Theatres, Merete Barker, Bartholins Allé 3, 8000 Aarhus
MAPP Conference 2018: Marketing Food in International Markets
The MAPP Centre at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites you to the annual MAPP Conference. The theme of this year’s conference is Marketing Food in International Markets.