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Researchers from Aarhus University are developing a new tool for assessment of sustainability, using biorefineries as case studies. Photo: Jesper Rais

2018.06.08 |

New tool to assess sustainability is underway

A new project at Aarhus University will develop a novel tool for assessing sustainability using biorefineries as case studies.

Glaciers crush rocks and stones to fine particles. The resulting glacial flour may possibly be used to optimise agricultural soil in Greenland. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.06.06 |

Can agricultural soil in Greenland be improved?

Researchers from the universities in Aarhus, Aalborg and Copenhagen are investigating if glacial flour can be used to optimise agricultural land in South Greenland.

It is crucial to be at the forefront with rapid and precise identification of particularly yellow and black rust in wheat, which is Europe's most important agricultural crop. Photo: Mogens Støvring Hovmøller.

2018.05.30 |

Improved protection of European wheat against rust diseases is underway

A new European research project will develop a new early warning system to protect wheat against new races of rust.

Sowing depth, which can be controlled more precisely with the aid of new technology, is important for the seed's ability to germinate and the plant's possibilities for growth. The desired placement is the one on the left. Illustration: Agrointelli

2018.05.29 |

Farmers can take good care of the soil using modern technology

A system-oriented and technological approach to agriculture can its sustainable development and contributes to food security in harmony with climate and the environment.

Perennial grasses have great potential as productive and efficient crops. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.05.07 |

Grass is good in more ways than one

Production of biomass from grass performs well with regard to yield and protein levels, as well as environmental footprint.

A new report from DCA describes the latest results from plant protection trials. Photo: Lise Nistrup Jørgensen

2018.05.07 |

A new report from DCA provides an overview of crop protection

A recent report on applied crop protection presents results from testing of pesticides and other types of crop protection.

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.

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