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A good potato yield can be ensured by applying nitrogen on a regular basis according to the plant's requirements. Photo: Janne Hansen

2017.07.17 | Agro

Hitting the bull’s eye on crop nutrient requirements

Researchers from Aarhus University have developed a method to match crop nitrogen requirements more precisely than ever before. The method can reduce agricultural nitrogen emissions and simultaneously optimise yield.

Climate change can pave the way for new opportunities for agriculture in Greenland. Photo: Colourbox

2017.07.24 | Agro

There is potential for agriculture in Greenland

Global warming means that Greenland will have longer and warmer summers. This can pave the way for new possibilities for agriculture – but there is a lack of knowledge about all sorts of things ranging from optimal cultivation methods to good logistics solutions and sustainable energy consumption.   

Danish pig farmers have decided to work on reducing sow mortality to nine percent by 2018. Photo: Colourbox

2017.07.20 | Anis

Why do sows die – and what can we do about it?

Sow mortality on Danish farms has fallen in recent years, but there is a need for more measures. A new DCA report from the Department of Animal Science charts causes and possible strategies for reducing mortality further.

Photo: Maria Randima Brauer Sørensen

2017.09.19 | DCA

DCA annual report is now available in English

DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture’s annual report 2016 provides readers with an insight into the research efforts behind the research-based policy support.

Consumers who already buy convenience food and seldom spend more than two hours cooking are also interested in buying gastro-convenience products. Photo: Colourbox

2017.06.12 | DCA

Consumers like convenience gourmet food

Danish consumers are positive with regard to buying convenience gourmet food, according to a study from Aarhus University that reveals growth potential for Danish gastronomy.