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Photo: Muhammad Javaid Akhter

2021.01.14 | Research

Is rattail fescue the new super weed?

A new grass weed species has in recent years become a bigger and bigger problem in winter cereals and grass seed crops. Knowledge about rattail fescue has so far been very limited, but researchers from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University in Flakkebjerg have investigated the rattail fescue's biology, phenology, competitive ability,…

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2021.01.14 | Research

Milk producers reacted differently at quota expiration

The milk market has for many years been characterised by regulations and quotas, but in 2015 the EU's milk quotas were lifted. Researchers from Aarhus University, along with researchers from five other European countries, have investigated how the end of the milk quotas has affected milk production in Europe.

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2021.01.13 | Research

New report from the unique Danish Pesticide Leaching Assessement Program (PLAP)

Results from this year's PLAP report show that the majority of the tested pesticides and degradation products in the period 2017-2019 did not leach into the groundwater when used correctly. Of the 32 substances tested, two substances - the pesticide propyzamide and the degradation product 1,2,4-triazole - were found in the groundwater above the…

Events

Mon 01 Feb
09:00-17:00 | Online
Conference: Future Food Science
Aarhus University Centre for Innovative Food Research, innFOOD, will organise its first international research conference on 1 and 2 February 2021.
Fri 05 Feb
10:00-13:00 | Online (Zoom)
PhD defence: Analyses of the gut microbial ecology of weaning piglets and laying hens – understanding the impacts of glyphosate via feed residues exposure.
Sundas Rani will have her PhD defence 5 February 2021. The PhD defence will be held online. To receive a link to the event, please send an e-mail to Charlotte Steffensen; charlotte.steffensen@anis.au.dk
Tue 16 Mar
12:45-12:00 | Online seminar
Trans-European online seminar on science-based policy advice in agriculture, food, climate and environment
European governments are facing critical decisions on agriculture, food, climate and environment. Science based policy advice is in high demand, but varies across Europe. The aim of the first trans-European seminar in this area is to facilitate exchange of experiences, challenges and best practices in how to provide Science based policy advice.
Mon 28 Jun
09:00-20:00 | Hotel Park, Viaduktvej 28, 5500 Middelfart, 200 m from the railway station.
Technologies for a Danish Zero Greenhouse Gas Emission Agriculture
Aarhus University iCLIMATE centre is organising a one-day national workshop on technologies to reduce green-house gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture.