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Professor Martin Riis Weisbjerg

2018.03.15 | Cattle

Invitation for seminar and inauguration of professorship of Martin Riis Weisbjerg on May 9

Martin Riis Weisbjerg will give an inaugural lecture entitled 'Future challenges in dairy nutrition and feed evaluation'. The inaugural lecture is part of a half-day seminar and will be concluded by a reception.

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.

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.

The Minister for Higher Education and Science presented Peter Løvendahl and Jan Lassen with the Grand Solutions Prize. Photo: Maiken Kestner

2018.01.29 | DCA

AU researchers honoured with Innovation Fund Denmark Prizes

This year's Innovation Fund Denmark’s Innovator Prize goes to Professor Ole Green while Senior Researcher Peter Løvendahl has been awarded the Grand Solutions Prize for his efforts in breeding climate-friendly cows.

The Departments of Agroecology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Food Science at Aarhus University will share knowledge about sustainable production systems and agroecology, breeding and genetics, and crop protection in an EU-funded Slovenian project. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.01.24 | DCA

Knowledge boost from Aarhus University to Slovenia

Aarhus University is participating in a new project that aims to help set up a new centre of excellence regarding sustainable agriculture in Slovenia.

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