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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.

The guests at the inauguration of the new mini-wetland with biofilter at Gyldenholm Manor were interested in seeing where the water ran in and out, the various measuring units, and the basins containing wood chips. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.06.21 |

North Europe’s largest biofilter test facility inaugurated

A large constructed wetland with biofilters was inaugurated at Gyldenholm Manor on the island of Zealand.

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.

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