Department of Agroecology

Sustainable development through research in agroecosystems

News

According to Professor Mathias Neumann Andersen from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University, it is important to have as precise and recent figures as possible as a basis for issuing water abstraction permits. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.01.15 | Agro

Agriculture’s irrigation requirements are greater than we thought

New figures indicate that farmers need more water for irrigation than was previously supposed. The figures also show that annual requirements can vary by more than 300 percent.

The participants in the PHD-HUB FOULUM are e.g. given access to office space and sparring when it fits into their schedule. Photo: Colourbox

2018.01.08 | DCA

New entrepreneurial incubator available for PhD students at Aarhus University

PHD-HUB FOULUM is a new incubator ready to help PhD students within natural sciences develop their own business ideas or find jobs in private companies. Agro Business Park launches the incubator and Aarhus University is an affiliate partner.

Lorie Hamelin (right) in the company of France's president Emmanuel Macron at the event where Macron announced who was selected to receive his special funds for climate research. Photo: Lorie Hamelin

2018.01.08 | DCA

Research talent on the ”Make Our Planet Great Again” team

The French president Macron has selected a young research talent who collaborates with the Centre for Circular Bioeconomy at Aarhus University for the French initiative ”Make Our Planet Great Again”.

Acidification of manure or addition af nitrification inhibitors to the manure can contribute to reducing climate gases from agriculture. Photo: Colourbox

2018.01.10 | Plantekongres

Agriculture can reduce its effect on the climate even more

Even though agriculture has reduced emissions of greenhouse gases by more than 20 percent since the 1990s, more can - and should - be done.

Events

Thu 15 Mar
12:00-16:00 | Aarhus University, Foulum
Seminar on circular bioeconomy at CBIO
The purpose of the seminar is to illuminate possibilities of circular bioeconomy in industry and society and in continuation thereof to discuss research needs and possibilities. Furthermore, the aim is to introduce the bioeconomic research platforms at Aarhus University and the possibilities for cooperating with CBIO.