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It looks attractive, but this Agrilus planipennis is on the updated list of high-risk pests. Photo: Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Forestry Archive - Forestry Images

2017.10.18 | Agro

New list of high-risk pests is available

Researchers at Aarhus University have prepared a list of the organisms that pose the greatest risk to Danish greenhouse crops.

The Danish horse breed Knabstrupper is one of the traditional  breeds that is targeted for conservation.

2017.10.18 | DCA

New report on ancient Danish animal breeds

The most recent surveys of ancient Danish animal breed populations have been published in a report from DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture.

Technology and the farming of the future will be spotighted in connection with the inaugural lecture given by honorary professor at the Department of Agroecology Ole Green. Photo: Ole Green

2017.10.16 | Agro

Focus on technology and future farming

The Department of Agroecology has extensive collaboration with the industry. An example of this is the collaboration with CEO Ole Green, Agrointelli. Ole Green is the department’s recently appointed honorary professor and will give his inaugural lecture in October 2017.  

It is worthwhile to take good care of our agricultural soil; researchers from Aarhus University are partners in an EU project that targets this issue. Photo: Janne Hansen

2017.10.16 | Agro

Nurture the soil – it’s worth it

Profitability and sustainability can go hand in hand in crop production – especially if cropping systems that protect the soil are developed and applied. This is the basis for a new EU project with the participation of researchers from Aarhus University.

A new study highlights the importance of a consistent national groundwater monitoring programme and the need for development of future effective nitrogen mitigation measures in intensive agriculture worldwide in order to protect groundwater resources. Photo: Colourbox

2017.09.26 | Agro

The connection between nitrogen utilisation and groundwater quality is clear

Nitrogen surplus from agriculture has a clear effect on the nitrogen status of the groundwater, according to 70 years of Danish measurement data.

Currently the number of livestock transports is increasing and animals are transported longer distances. Photo: Kirstin Dahl-Pedersen, Aarhus University

2017.10.02 | Anis

Study focuses on the role of livestock drivers

Aarhus University has carried out the most extensive study so far of the role of livestock drivers in relation to assessing dairy cow fitness for transport.

Ole Green will give his inaugural lecture on October 24, 2017 at AU Foulum and October 31, 2017 at AU Flakkebjerg. Photo: Agrointelli

2017.09.18 | Agro

Technology and the agriculture of the future on the agenda

Sustainability, technology and intelligent solutions go hand in hand in the agriculture of the future. The newly appointed honorary professor at the Department of Agroecology will speak about this in his inaugural lecture in October 2017.

Intensive cereal farming depletes soil carbon, degrades soil fertility, reduces biodiversity, and negatively affects climate and the environment. Photo: Colourbox

2017.09.14 | Agro

More carbon in the soil, please

Conventional and organic crop farming can both reap the benefits of managing the soil in a more sustainable fashion, so that more carbon is added. Researchers from Aarhus University are part of a team that is developing new cropping systems to address these issues.

Photo: Colourbox

2017.09.12 | Food

New Centre for Innovative Food Research is opening

Aarhus University opens a new centre to bring together leading competences within food research. The centre is iFOOD and the opening event will take place on 25 September in Agro Food Park.

The number 8 ranking in agricultural research is the most impressive university ranking ever achieved by Aarhus University. Photo: Lise Balsby, AU Communication

2017.09.08 | DCA

Agricultural science at Aarhus University in the world elite

Aarhus University performs among the best according to the most recent ”Academic Ranking of World Universities”, and ranks as an impressive number 8 within agricultural research.

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