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The effect of catch crops such as fodder radish can be predicted with the aid of models. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.12.13 | Plantekongres

A computer model can effectively predict leaching from catch crops

Measurements and models agree: Reduced nitrogen leaching and improved nutrient availability are among the benefits of catch crops.

The cow's genetics and changes in her rumen flora can affect how much methane she emits. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.12.11 | Cattle

Methane from cow burps can be reduced by a two-front approach

Combing a cow’s own genetics with strategies that target changes in her rumen flora may be able to reduce methane emissions more effectively than by only selecting for low methane-emitting cows.

Honorary Professor Ole Green from the Department of Agroecology (no. 3 from left) has won an Agromek Award. Photo: Agromek

2018.12.05 | Agro

Award for ground-breaking field technology

Collaboration between research and a commercial company has led to award-winning technology that can contribute to increasing grass-clover production and protecting the environment from nitrogen.

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