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Many egg layers have injuries to their keel bones, irrespective of production type. Photo: Anja Brinch Riber

2018.05.09 | DCA

Keel bone fractures in laying hens affect animal welfare

In a recent review, researchers from Aarhus University conclude that keel bone fractures in laying hens are an animal welfare problem.

A new report from DCA describes the latest results from plant protection trials. Photo: Lise Nistrup Jørgensen

2018.05.07 | Agro

A new report from DCA provides an overview of crop protection

A recent report on applied crop protection presents results from testing of pesticides and other types of crop protection.

Most of the food thrown away consists of bread, fruit and vegetables. Photo: Colourbox

2018.04.17 | DCA

Consumers are motivated to reduce food waste

Motivation and the opportunity to save money may be the key to reduce food waste in Danish households. This is the conclusion of a recent report from the MAPP Centre at Aarhus University. The report examines the Danes’ perceptions of food waste and their behaviour.

Data from the indicator "Pesticide Load" can be used for a number of purposes. Photo: Colourbox

2018.04.16 | Agro

Measuring pesticides for their potential effects on health and the environment

Evaluation of pesticides based on knowledge of their potential risks to human health, environmental fate and environmental impact has several benefits.

A new feedstuff table makes it possible to choose feedstuffs for cattle according to sustainability. Photo: Jesper Rais

2018.04.13 | Agro

Feeding cattle sustainably – here is some help

A new report lists sustainability values for a wide range of feedstuffs for cattle.

2018.04.11 | DCA

Organic pig production research seminar: Pig health and welfare in eco-efficient organic systems

On June 13, 2018, you can get the latest knowledge on how to reduce piglet mortality, improve health and welfare for weaning piglets and growing-finishing pigs, at the same time reducing the environmental impact. Knowledge gaps and research needs will be discussed at the end of the day. Researchers from Aarhus University will present the projects.

Consumer readiness to buy the products with a reduced salt content would help motivate the food industry to develop such products. Photo: Colourbox

2018.06.04 | DCA

Consumers like their salt but are open to try foods with reduced salt content

Few consumers are willing to change their salt intake, but most are open to the idea of eating products with reduced salt content, according to a recent DCA report from Aarhus University.