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

2018.04.16 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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.

Knowledge of the soil's nitrogen status can contribute to optimising nutrient application. Photo: Colourbox

2018.02.15 |

Saving money and protecting the environment

There are benefits for both the aquatic environment and farmer revenues by improving the basis for calculating nutrient surpluses.

Ole Green, Associate Professor at the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University, has won the Innovation Fund Denmark prize "Innovator of the Year 2018". Photo: Innovation fund Denmark

2018.01.27 |

AU professor wins prize from Innovation Fund Denmark

Associate Professor Ole Green from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University has been selected as ”Innovator of the Year 2018” by Innovation Fund Denmark.

The Departments of Agroecology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Food Science at Aarhus University will share knowledge about sustainable production systems and agroecology, breeding and genetics, and crop protection in an EU-funded Slovenian project. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.01.24 |

Knowledge boost from Aarhus University to Slovenia

Aarhus University is participating in a new project that aims to help set up a new centre of excellence regarding sustainable agriculture in Slovenia.

Managing climate and light in greenhouses means finding a balance between creating optimal conditions for the crops and a desire to keep down costs and consumption of energy and other resources. Photo: Roar Påske, AU Foto

2018.01.24 |

Control of air humidity in greenhouses can be made more energy efficient

Aarhus University is a partner in a project that can reduce energy consumption in the greenhouse industry significantly. In particular, control of air humidity can be made more energy efficient.

CBIO was established almost a year ago. Photo: AU-Foto

2018.01.23 |

New opportunities for circular bioeconomy research

On 15 March 2018, Centre for Circular Bioeconomy (CBIO) will host a seminar where some of the most outstanding researchers within the area will inform the participants about the potentials of bioeconomy in a national as well as a European context.

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