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The new building will be a key presence in Agro Food Park with its more than 9,000 m2 of laboratories, greenhouses and other research facilities. The building is expected to be completed at the end of 2019. (Ill: CF Møller/AU).

2018.03.20 | Food

Danish food industry gets a new powerhouse in Aarhus

When Aarhus University cuts the first sod for the new food science buildings in north of Aarhus, it is the start of the formation of a significant research based between health and food research and the food industry. The groundbreaking event for the new Aarhus University building will take place on 20 March, where the Chairman of the Central…

There is an increased demand for resource efficient and innovative food production. Photo: Colourbox

2018.03.20 | Food

Strengthening of Danish food industry

The Danish food sector is placed third in size in the western world, and since 2009 Agro Food Park has focussed on becoming the innovation and growth centre for food in Denmark. With new facilities of 9,000 m2 Aarhus University will become a key part of the dynamic food cluster that has been created in Skejby in the northern part of Aarhus.

2018.03.07 | DCA

New project boosts the digital revolution in the agricultural sector

Digital agriculture has moved a significant step forward with the publication of a new software tool developed by Aarhus University with a number of international partners. The tool will promote real interoperability between agricultural machinery, sensors and software.

Professor Jørgen E. Olesen from Aarhus University intiated the workshop with his presentation on the calculation of nitrogen leaching. Photo: Michael Strangholt

2018.03.21 | DCA

Aarhus University arranges open workshop on the calculation model used in the Agricultural Package

Following the intense debate in relation to Aarhus University’s NLES4 model for nitrogen leaching, the university arranged an open workshop with presentations from Aarhus University, University of Copenhagen, the Danish society for Nature Conservation and SEGES. The presentations gave rise to an animated debate.

Researchers from Aarhus University have identified DNA variants that affect udder health in cows. Photo: Colourbox

2018.03.02 | Cattle

Data from milking can be used to promote cow health

Technology on the dairy farm can be used to improve the genetic evaluation of dairy cow milking traits and thus improve the animals’ health and welfare.

A combination of various measures can and should be used to control fungi in crops, such as septoria in wheat. Photo: Lise Nistrup Jørgensen

2018.03.02 | Agro

Prevention of resistant fungi can be approached from several angles

Chemical and biological solutions should go hand in hand in order to prevent development of resistance in pathogenic fungi. Using variety mixes can be part of the strategy – but cannot stand alone.

BISC-E is a Dutch initiative which is now promoted in Denmark by Aarhus University Centre for Circular Bioeconomy CBIO. Photo: AU-Foto.

2018.02.19 | DCA

BISC-E: New student competition inspires both students and industries

This year, the first Danish edition of the new European student competition "Biobased Innovation Student Challenge Europe" (BISC-E) will be held.

Knowledge of the soil's nitrogen status can contribute to optimising nutrient application. Photo: Colourbox

2018.02.15 | Agro

Saving money and protecting the environment

There are benefits for both the aquatic environment and farmer revenues by improving the basis for calculating nutrient surpluses.

2018.01.29 | DCA

The Innovation Fund Denmark's Grand Solutions Prize has been awarded to three researchers for breeding climate-friendly cows

Peter Løvendahl from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Aarhus University is one of three researchers to receive Innovation Fund Denmark's Grand Solutions Prize for breeding climate-friendly cows.

Ole Green, Associate Professor at the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University, has won the Innovation Fund Denmark prize "Innovator of the Year 2018". Photo: Innovation fund Denmark

2018.01.27 | Agro

AU professor wins prize from Innovation Fund Denmark

Associate Professor Ole Green from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University has been selected as ”Innovator of the Year 2018” by Innovation Fund Denmark.

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