Department of Agroecology

Sustainable development through research in agroecosystems

News

It looks attractive, but this Agrilus planipennis is on the updated list of high-risk pests. Photo: Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Forestry Archive - Forestry Images

2017.10.18 | Agro

New list of high-risk pests is available

Researchers at Aarhus University have prepared a list of the organisms that pose the greatest risk to Danish greenhouse crops.

Technology and the farming of the future will be spotighted in connection with the inaugural lecture given by honorary professor at the Department of Agroecology Ole Green. Photo: Ole Green

2017.10.16 | Agro

Focus on technology and future farming

The Department of Agroecology has extensive collaboration with the industry. An example of this is the collaboration with CEO Ole Green, Agrointelli. Ole Green is the department’s recently appointed honorary professor and will give his inaugural lecture in October 2017.  

It is worthwhile to take good care of our agricultural soil; researchers from Aarhus University are partners in an EU project that targets this issue. Photo: Janne Hansen

2017.10.16 | Agro

Nurture the soil – it’s worth it

Profitability and sustainability can go hand in hand in crop production – especially if cropping systems that protect the soil are developed and applied. This is the basis for a new EU project with the participation of researchers from Aarhus University.

A new study highlights the importance of a consistent national groundwater monitoring programme and the need for development of future effective nitrogen mitigation measures in intensive agriculture worldwide in order to protect groundwater resources. Photo: Colourbox

2017.09.26 | Agro

The connection between nitrogen utilisation and groundwater quality is clear

Nitrogen surplus from agriculture has a clear effect on the nitrogen status of the groundwater, according to 70 years of Danish measurement data.

Events

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 11 research projects on which Ole Green and the department already collaborate.
Thu 26 Oct
13:30-15:30 |
Invitation: Forage seminar, AU Foulum
"What limits utilization of the protein in red clover silage?" by Glen A. Broderick; and "Grassland production in Norway", by Håvard Steinshamn.
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 11 research projects on which Ole Green and the department already collaborate.