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The Spotted Landrace pig is one of the old farm animal breeds that is worth preserving. Photo: Colourbox

2013.01.21 | Research

The history of Danish historic animals

A new report describes the work on preserving the genetic resources of Danish livestock.

In 2007, the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries and DCA - Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture entered into their first agreement on providing research-based public sector consultancy. The latest one just signed is the sixth rolling of the agreement, and it is valid for the period 2013–2016.

2013.02.11 | Grant

Renewal of consultancy agreement with the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries

DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture at Aarhus University – coordinates research-based public sector consultancy for the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries of Denmark. The agreement between the two parties has just been renewed for the period 2013–2016.

A new booklet from the Danish Museum of Natural History is filled with lots of interesting information about poultry. Photo: Janne Hansen

2013.01.14 | Research

Booklet on the hen

A new booklet published by the Danish Museum of Natural History, written by senior scientist Poul Sørensen from Aarhus University, covers the subject of hens and chickens in an easily approachable way.

Drones might become the future for plant growers. Equipped with special cameras they will be able to monitor the spread of weeds better than the human eye. Photo: Jens Erik Jensen, the Knowledge Centre for Agriculture, Plant Production.

2013.01.31 | Research

Drones for field ops

The optimisation of mechanical operations, the use of sensors and optimal driving patterns are central components of the future cultivation of plants. A presentation at the Plant Congress gave the low-down on high-tech plant production.