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Maize is a crop that will find things more and more difficult as climate change gives us more drought during the summer. Here is a Danish maize field from July 2018. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.10.12 |

Climate changes require better adaptation to drought

Europe’s future climate will be characterised by more frequent heat waves and more widespread drought. Heat and drought will both challenge crop production, but drought in particular will be a problem – especially for spring sown crops such as maize.

Sustainable forest management in Europe has only a modest effect on mitigating global climate change. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.10.11 |

Can forests save us from climate change?

A new study published in Nature has found that managing Europe’s forests to maximise carbon sequestration has a negligible effect on the global climate.

Researchers from Aarhus University have developed an improved method for following the transport of chemicals through the soil. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.09.27 |

Following the path of chemicals through the soil

A new and quick way to predict the transport of chemicals through the soil has been developed by researchers at Aarhus University.

One of the measures that can be used to reduce agricultural greenhouse emissions is to set aside and re-wet organic soils. Photo: Foto: Janne Hansen

2018.09.27 |

Efficient ways of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture

Agriculture can use a range of measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. A new report provides an overview of the potentials, effects and barriers of these measures.

Professor Lis Wollesen de Jonge has been appointed as a new member of Independent Research Fund Denmark | Technology and Production Sciences. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.09.24 |

Soil physics professor appointed to Independent Research Fund Denmark

The Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, has supplied the Independent Research Fund Denmark | Technology and Production Sciences with a new member: Professor Lis Wollesen de Jonge.

Ensuring water quality in China will be given a helping hand from Danish researchers - including from Aarhus University. Photo: Colourbox

2018.09.05 |

China to clean up its water – with a little help from Denmark

Researchers from Aarhus University are contributing to ensuring sufficient clean water in China in an EU project that can also benefit European businesses.

Seaweed can be an alternative source of protein in addition to contributing to removing and recycling nitrogen and phosphorus from the marine environment. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.08.10 |

Denmark can grow all its own animal feed protein

Instead of importing large quantities of protein feedstuffs from other countries for food and feed, Denmark can produce enough of its own protein to cover its needs for animal feed and to supplement food requirements.

A group of international studerents absorbed knowledge about Danish agriculture on a course coordinated by researchers from AGRO. Photo: Berit Andersen, Innovest

2018.07.02 |

Danish agro knowhow shared with foreign students

Students from abroad absorbed knowledge about Danish food production and sustainable nutrient management in agriculture.

Danish researchers are partners in a European project regarding protection of drinking water from agricultural pollutants. Photo: Colourbox

2018.06.29 |

How can we combine farming with protection of Europe’s drinking water?

Researchers from Aarhus University are partners in an EU-funded study that is exploring agricultural practices and EU policies related to drinking water quality and the use of pesticides and nitrogen.

Mogens Nicolaisen has become a professor in plant pathology. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.06.27 |

New professor in plant pathology

Mogens Nicolaisen is now employed as Professor in Plant Pathology at the Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University.

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