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Land use change one place in the world can lead to deforestation in another area of the world. Photo: Janne Hansen

2017.07.31 | Agro

Can environmental measures in Denmark lead to deforestation in other parts of the world?

A new database provides an overview of where in the world deforestation has taken place and how the land is used afterwards. One of the things the database can be used for is to assess how land use changes affect climate on the global level.

Researchers from Aarhus University are collaborating with the industry to maintain Denmark's leading position in seed production. Photo: Colourbox

2017.08.16 | Agro

Danish seed production at the forefront

Danish farmers are eminent at producing seeds but in order to keep ahead of the competition they must be even better. Researchers from Aarhus University are partners in a project that will contribute to reducing the use of pesticides and increasing the yield in grass and spinach seed crops.

Photo: Colourbox

2017.07.14 | DCA

Researchers from Aarhus University are participating in a large EU project on future genomic management tools for European cattle production

Researchers from the Centre for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, are part of the GenTORE project launched in Paris on June 22-23, 2017.

The most important cause of foot pad lesions in organic broiler chickens seems to be a combination of moisture and manure in the broiler house. Photo: AU

2017.07.24 | Anis

Organic broilers must have dry feet

Despite having access to an outdoor area, having more room, and exercising more than conventional broilers, organic broilers still have problems with foot pad lesions just like their conventional brethren. A new report from DCA describes causes and proposes possible preventive measures.