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2020.02.25 | Research

Targeted set-aside of agricultural land provides effective reduction of nitrogen load

According to the Ministry of Environment and Food, Denmark should reduce the nitrogen load on coastal areas by 13,000 tonnes per year. Targeted measures will according to researchers from Aarhus University be able to reduce the required amount of Danish agricultural land from 35% of Danish agricultural land to just 23%.

2020.02.25 | Food

Support for agri-food tech companies in the startup phase

As a part of the EIT Food program, which Aarhus University is participating in, it is now possible for new startup companies within the area of agri-food technology to receive training, mentorship and €10,000 funding for customer research.

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2020.02.24 | People

New Head of Department at the Department of Agroecology

Jørgen E. Olesen is per 1 March 2020 employed as Head of Department at the Department of Agroecology after having been acting Head of Department since September 2019.

2020.02.24 | Food

Professor Hildegarde Heymann gives her inaugural lecture

In august 2019, Professor Hildegarde Heymann, University of California, Davis, who is a world-leading expert in sensory science, was appointed as Honorary Professor in “Advanced Sensory Methodologies for Innovation in Food Quality” at the Department of Food Science at Aarhus University. On February 25, 2020 she will give her inaugural lecture.

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2020.02.11 | Food

Climate-friendly bugotto under development

In a new project, researchers from Aarhus University are contributing to the development of a climate-friendly risotto based on insect flour - a so-called bugotto - aimed at Danish consumers.

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2020.02.11 | DCA

Brazilian by-products transformed into food

When we eat a cashew nut, we might not be aware of the fact that the ‘nut’ it is just a small part of the cashew fruit. When we buy coconut water, we may not think about what happened to the rest of the coconut. Many crops, especially fruits, go partly to waste. In cooperation with Brazilian researchers, researchers from Aarhus University will…

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2020.01.27 | Research

Optimisation of agricultural production systems for a future climate

Researchers from Aarhus University collaborate with researchers from the University of Copenhagen on the development of system analyses that can optimize climate change for food production and biomass use in Danish agriculture.

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2020.01.27 | Research

Researchers measure nitrate leaching using vegetation indices

Researchers from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University have found a method to assess the effect of cover crops on nitrate leaching using vegetation indices, which can be obtained by satellite or drone images.

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2020.01.22 | Research

Wild plants climate-secure the crops of the future

Researchers from Aarhus University and their colleagues from the University of Copenhagen, will make new crops out of wild plants. Climate change and an increasing population make it imperative to find alternatives to the crops that today feeds the earth. The Novo Nordisk Foundation has allocated DKK 60 million to the research project, which will…

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2020.02.23 | DCA

Milk and meat to be grown in petri dishes

Can you produce milk without a cow – or meat without animals? Researchers from Aarhus University will investigate this in a new research project that will pave the way for a more sustainable food production.

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