Department of Agroecology

Sustainable development through research in agroecosystems

News

Ole Green has been appointed as honorary professor in the Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University. Photo: Agrointelli

2017.08.11 | Agro

New honorary professor with an eye to future farming

CEO Ole Green from the company Agrointelli has been appointed Honorary Professor in technology and intelligent solution in the Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University. This strengthens the department’s connection between research and innovation. 

Professor Jørgen E. Olesen from the Department of Agroecology was one of the teachers at the Japanese-Danish summer university.

2017.08.04 | Agro

Japanese students learn about Danish agriculture’s experience with sustainability 

The Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, strengthened its Japanese ties via a summer university with a focus on Danish agriculture and environment.

With improvement of the models, prediction of crop yield has now become more certain. Photo: Janne Hansen

2017.08.02 | Agro

Improved predictions of crop yields under climate change now possible

An improved calculation of crop response to variations in temperature reduces the uncertainty of crop yield predictions by up to 50 percent.

Land use change one place in the world can lead to deforestation in another area of the world. Photo: Janne Hansen

2017.07.31 | Agro

Can environmental measures in Denmark lead to deforestation in other parts of the world?

A new database provides an overview of where in the world deforestation has taken place and how the land is used afterwards. One of the things the database can be used for is to assess how land use changes affect climate on the global level.

Events

Mon 28 Aug
08:00-15:00 | Meeting room 1, AU-Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, DK-8830 Tjele
PhD course "Modelling Climate Effects in the Soil-Crop System"
The course takes place from Monday 28 August to Sunday 3 September (both days incl.) The course is arranged by Christen Duus Børgesen.
Tue 24 Oct
13:00-16:00 | Auditorium, AU Foulum, Blichers Alllé 20, Foulum, 8830 Tjele
Inaugural lecture for honorary professor Ole Green
Ole Green, honorary professor in the Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, will give his inaugural lecture. In connection with the lecture there will also be presentations of the 10 research projects on which Ole Green and the department already collaborate.
Tue 31 Oct
13:00-16:00 | Auditorium, AU Flakkebjerg, Forsøgsvej 1, 4200 Slagelse
Inaugural lecture for honorary professor Ole Green
Ole Green, honorary professor in the Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, will give his inaugural lecture. In connection with the lecture there will also be presentations of the 10 research projects on which Ole Green and the department already collaborate.