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Marie Trydeman Knudsen from the Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, has been appointed as a new member of the Danish Council on Climate Change.

2019.02.27 | Agro

AU researcher appointed as new member of the Danish Council on Climate Change

Researcher Marie Trydeman Knudsen, Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University, has been appointed as a new member of the Danish Council on Climate Change.

The methane content of cow burps can be reduced and the cows' feed efficiency improved at the same time with targeted breeding. Photo: Jesper Rais

2019.02.26 | Climate

Both the climate and farm economy can come out on top

With the aid of low-cost, high-capacity recording methods, dairy cattle farmers can reduce the amount of greenhouse gases that their cows burp while at the same time improving the animals’ feed efficiency.

The pigs are fed a diet in which part of the protein comes from clover grass.

2019.02.28 | DCA

Putting grass protein to the test

A group of researchers is currently examining whether it will be possible to replace traditional protein sources with protein from clover grass in organic pig feed. They are rather optimistic.

2019.02.13 | Organic farming

Millions for purely organic

It may well be a nice idea to buy organic, but you can never be sure that the products you buy really are 100% organic. A major new EU project is tackling this problem by making organic farms more organic.

The great majority of waste products from the food industry in Denmark are recycled and used for various purposes. Photo: Colourbox

2019.02.18 | Food

Food waste is recycled

The Danish food industry is good at using food waste in different ways so the amount that actually goes to waste is limited – especially with regard to animal products.