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Data from the indicator "Pesticide Load" can be used for a number of purposes. Photo: Colourbox

2018.04.16 | Agro, DCA, Crops

Measuring pesticides for their potential effects on health and the environment

Evaluation of pesticides based on knowledge of their potential risks to human health, environmental fate and environmental impact has several benefits.

A new feedstuff table makes it possible to choose feedstuffs for cattle according to sustainability. Photo: Jesper Rais

2018.04.13 | Agro, DCA, Cattle

Feeding cattle sustainably – here is some help

A new report lists sustainability values for a wide range of feedstuffs for cattle.

Professor Jørgen E. Olesen from Aarhus University intiated the workshop with his presentation on the calculation of nitrogen leaching. Photo: Michael Strangholt

2018.03.21 | DCA, Agro

Aarhus University organises open workshop on the calculation model used in the Agricultural Package

Following the intense debate in relation to Aarhus University’s NLES4 model for nitrogen leaching, the university organised an open workshop with presentations from Aarhus University, University of Copenhagen, the Danish society for Nature Conservation and SEGES. The presentations gave rise to an animated debate.

In all the approved triazole compounds there has been a tendency towards a decreasing effect against the fungus septoria in the period from 2011 to 2017. Photo: Lise Nistrup

2018.03.27 | Agro, DCA

Resistance against triazoles is once again on the rise

Resistance to azole fungicides is still increasing in the most important fungi infecting crops.

A combination of various measures can and should be used to control fungi in crops, such as septoria in wheat. Photo: Lise Nistrup Jørgensen

2018.03.02 | Agro, Crops, DCA

Prevention of resistant fungi can be approached from several angles

Chemical and biological solutions should go hand in hand in order to prevent development of resistance in pathogenic fungi. Using variety mixes can be part of the strategy – but cannot stand alone.

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