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A delegation from WEHDZ, China, visited Aarhus University on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, where they signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of establishing common innovation activities at Aarhus University in Foulum. Photo: Ole Mortensen

2018.08.10 | DCA

Aarhus University enters into new partnership with Chinese hi-tech region

Science and Technology at Aarhus University and Viborg municipality have signed a cooperation agreement with the Chinese region, Wuhan East Lake National High-Tech Development Zone (WEHDZ). The aim is to establish a partnership based on the activities at Foulum.

Researchers at Aarhus University are creating knowledge and developing to reduce the use of antibiotics in Danish pig farms. Photo: Jesper Rais

2019.02.08 | Anis

New efforts to reduce antibiotic consumption

How can we reduce the use of antibiotics in Danish pig production and still ensure animal health and welfare? Three research projects aim to find the answer.

Danish researchers are partners in a European project regarding protection of drinking water from agricultural pollutants. Photo: Colourbox

2018.06.29 | Agro

How can we combine farming with protection of Europe’s drinking water?

Researchers from Aarhus University are partners in an EU-funded study that is exploring agricultural practices and EU policies related to drinking water quality and the use of pesticides and nitrogen.

Mogens Nicolaisen has become a professor in plant pathology. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.06.27 | Agro

New professor in plant pathology

Mogens Nicolaisen is now employed as Professor in Plant Pathology at the Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University.

The guests at the inauguration of the new mini-wetland with biofilter at Gyldenholm Manor were interested in seeing where the water ran in and out, the various measuring units, and the basins containing wood chips. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.06.21 | Agro

North Europe’s largest biofilter test facility inaugurated

A large constructed wetland with biofilters was inaugurated at Gyldenholm Manor on the island of Zealand.

Calves are debudded to avoid harming each other or humans. Photo: Jesper Rais
In Denmark calves are debudded with the aid of a hot iron before the calves are three months old. Photo: Bodil Højlund Nielsen

2018.06.15 | DCA

Pain relief after disbudding increases animal welfare

There are welfare benefits for calves in connection with disbudding if the animals are given local anesthetic as well as pain relief in the form of NSAID instead of anesthetic on its own.

Professor Hanne C. Bertram has contributed significantly to the development of the metabolomics technique, which researchers can use to study food metabolism in the body. She was awarded the EliteForsk Prize in 2017 from the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science. Meet her in the annual report. Photo: Ditte Valente/Eliteforsk 2017

2018.06.28 | DCA

New annual report: Into the field with Aarhus University

DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture has published its annual report 2017.

Glaciers crush rocks and stones to fine particles. The resulting glacial flour may possibly be used to optimise agricultural soil in Greenland. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.06.06 | Agro

Can agricultural soil in Greenland be improved?

Researchers from the universities in Aarhus, Aalborg and Copenhagen are investigating if glacial flour can be used to optimise agricultural land in South Greenland.