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2015.05.29 | DCA

DCA's annual report published

The annual report 2014 from DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture is now available.

[Translate to English:] I HTL-anlægget bliver våd biomasse under højt tryk og høj temperatur omdannet til bio-olie og efterligner således naturens egen proces. Foto: Ulla Skovsbøl

2015.08.28 | DCA

The first bio-oil produced in foulum paves the way for a green conversion in agriculture

A new groundbreaking energy facility at AU Foulum can produce oil from grass that is first used as a protein feed for pigs and poultry. This paves the way for far more productive and environmentally friendly cropping systems for both conventional and organic farming.

2015.06.09 | Anis

Parasite control can reduce hen mortality in organic egg production

A recent PhD study has investigated animal welfare in organic egg production and found an association between hen mortality and the level of parasite infection.

A new report presents the latest research results concerning feeding strategies for dairy cows. Photo: Jesper Rais

2015.05.06 | DCA

Danish dairy cows can reduce their climate footprints

Danish cows can leave a smaller impact on the environment in the future according to new research results from Aarhus University on feeding strategies and feedstuffs. The results were presented at a seminar on dairy cow nutrition held at Aarhus University’s research centre AU Foulum.

A new catalogue from DCA - Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture provides an overview of plant protection research results from Aarhus University. Photo: Uffe Pilegård Larsen

2015.05.06 | DCA

New catalogue of crop protection trials

A new report by DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture – catalogues the crop protection trials carried out at Aarhus University.

DCA traditionally has close contacts with industry and the commercial sector. Photo: Jesper Rais

2015.05.08 | DCA

New agreement on research-based policy support

The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries and DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture – have signed a new agreement for the provision of research-based policy support.