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Milk contains substances that affect fat metabolism. Photo: Colourbox

2014.10.31 | DCA

Drink milk and stay slim

Milk contains substances that may help to keep body weight down. Scientists from Aarhus University are helping to identify the substances and mechanisms involved.

You can now apply for funding for the development of new ICT for agriculture. Photo: Colourbox

2014.10.30 | DCA

Six million euro available for development of agricultural apps

Companies and web entrepreneurs can apply for grants for the development of new technologies for the benefit of agriculture and the food industry. Deadline for applications is 15 November 2014.

Agricultural research at Aarhus University has a high global ranking. Photo: Janne Hansen

2014.11.20 | DCA

World-class agricultural research at Aarhus University

Aarhus University is among the world’s best in agricultural research according to the latest NTU Ranking.

Scientists from AU are collaborating with privately-owned companies to develop new technology that can reduce dust from straw-fired boilers. Photo: Janne Hansen

2014.10.28 | DCA

Less dust in flue gas from straw and woodchip-fired boilers

Scientists from Aarhus University are helping to develop technology that can reduce flue dust from straw and woodchip-fired boilers. This will benefit the environment, the climate and also public health.

The largest reductions took place until the mid-00s. Photo: Janne Hansen

2014.10.29 | DCA

New report: No change in agricultural nutrient surpluses

A new DCA report shows that nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium surpluses in farming have decreased steadily over the last 20 years. The largest reductions took place until the mid-00s, when the reductions started to tail off.

Aarhus University will be one of the parties investigating the sources of contagious mastitis and developing new effective control measures.

2014.10.28 | DCA

More research on contagious mastitis in dairy herds

The Milk Levy Foundation has granted 12.7 million Danish kroner to a new research project where scientists from Aarhus University will be one of the parties investigating the sources of contagious mastitis and developing new effective control measures.

Scientists have a strong focus on the behaviour and welfare of mink. Photo: Janne Hansen

2014.10.16 | Anis

A wide span of mink knowledge presented

The annual theme day on current mink research attracted many participants from the sector. The theme day covered a wide range of subjects, including mink reproduction, welfare and health. Material from the meeting has been published in a new report by DCA - Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture.

Arla, Aarhus University and Copenhagen University join forces in a new project on the nutritional and health effects of dairy products. Photo: Colourbox

2014.10.29 | DCA

Arla invests millions in research at Aarhus University

From 2015, Arla will be investing 62.5 million DKK in a new research centre with Aarhus University and the University of Copenhagen as business partners. The funds will finance 40 PhD and postdoc positions in the study of the nutritional and health effects of dairy products.

Roland Weber has been appointed affiliated professor in the Department of Food Science at Aarhus University.

2014.10.10 | DCA

World expert in horticultural plant pathology affiliated to Aarhus University

Aarhus University has appointed the leading horticultural plant pathology expert Dr. Roland Weber from Germany as Affiliated Professor to the Department of Food Science.

Marc Beermann from UrbanFarmers presents his ideas and products to the coaches. He was one of the many entrepreneurs attending the European Food Venture Forum.
Photo: Anne Mette Skovbo Rasmussen

2014.10.10 | DCA

Networks and investments cut across national boundaries

The European Food Venture Forum (EFVF) recently took place for the fourth year in a row. This international event was held for the third time in Aarhus, and it attracted about 100 participants, including representatives from Finland, Hungary, Austria, Belgium and Denmark.

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