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Researchers from Aarhus University are collaborating with the industry to maintain Denmark's leading position in seed production. Photo: Colourbox

2017.08.16 | Agro, DCA, Crops

Danish seed production at the forefront

Danish farmers are eminent at producing seeds but in order to keep ahead of the competition they must be even better. Researchers from Aarhus University are partners in a project that will contribute to reducing the use of pesticides and increasing the yield in grass and spinach seed crops.

Senior Researcher Lise Nistrup Jørgensen led the way at the annual field day in AU Flakkebjerg on June 20, 2017, where work partners come to hear how the pesticide research trials are coming along. Photos: Janne Hansen

2017.09.29 | Agro, Events, Crops

Field day for work partners

The annual field day in AU Flakkebjerg gave the Department of Agroecology's collaborative partners the opportunity to see for themselves if the various pesticides work as well as they should.

A good potato yield can be ensured by applying nitrogen on a regular basis according to the plant's requirements. Photo: Janne Hansen

2017.07.17 | Agro, DCA, Crops

Hitting the bull’s eye on crop nutrient requirements

Researchers from Aarhus University have developed a method to match crop nitrogen requirements more precisely than ever before. The method can reduce agricultural nitrogen emissions and simultaneously optimise yield.

Climate change can pave the way for new opportunities for agriculture in Greenland. Photo: Colourbox

2017.07.24 | Agro, DCA

There is potential for agriculture in Greenland

Global warming means that Greenland will have longer and warmer summers. This can pave the way for new possibilities for agriculture – but there is a lack of knowledge about all sorts of things ranging from optimal cultivation methods to good logistics solutions and sustainable energy consumption.   

Photo: Maria Randima Brauer Sørensen

2017.09.19 | DCA, Agro, Anis, Food, DCA staff news

DCA annual report is now available in English

DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture’s annual report 2016 provides readers with an insight into the research efforts behind the research-based policy support.

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