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Researchers from Aarhus University have identified DNA variants that affect udder health in cows. Photo: Colourbox

2018.03.02 | Cattle

Data from milking can be used to promote cow health

Technology on the dairy farm can be used to improve the genetic evaluation of dairy cow milking traits and thus improve the animals’ health and welfare.

A combination of various measures can and should be used to control fungi in crops, such as septoria in wheat. Photo: Lise Nistrup Jørgensen

2018.03.02 | Agro

Prevention of resistant fungi can be approached from several angles

Chemical and biological solutions should go hand in hand in order to prevent development of resistance in pathogenic fungi. Using variety mixes can be part of the strategy – but cannot stand alone.

BISC-E is a Dutch initiative which is now promoted in Denmark by Aarhus University Centre for Circular Bioeconomy CBIO. Photo: AU-Foto.

2018.02.19 | DCA

BISC-E: New student competition inspires both students and industries

This year, the first Danish edition of the new European student competition "Biobased Innovation Student Challenge Europe" (BISC-E) will be held.

Knowledge of the soil's nitrogen status can contribute to optimising nutrient application. Photo: Colourbox

2018.02.15 | Agro

Saving money and protecting the environment

There are benefits for both the aquatic environment and farmer revenues by improving the basis for calculating nutrient surpluses.