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A new research project will provide agriculture with the possibility of treating fields on the basis of their individual traits and conditions. Photo: Janne Hansen

2015.06.30 |

Future farming combines sustainability with productivity and efficiency

Scientists from Aarhus University are involved in a project with a total budget of nearly 100m DKK that will prepare farming for a future where sustainability and intensive, efficient and productive crop production go hand in hand.

Scientists from Aarhus University have mapped the models that are used to follow the fate of pesticides on agricultural soils, with a focus on Danish conditions. Photo: Janne Hansen

2015.07.01 |

The fate of pesticides mapped

Scientists from Aarhus University have mapped the methods that can be used to study what happens to pesticides in agricultural soil. The focus is on adsorption, degradation and transport of pesticides to the aquatic environment.

The climate footprint left by beef production differs according to the type of production system. Scottish Highland cattle have a positive effect on biodiversity. Photo: Colourbox

2015.06.09 |

The environmental impact of beef

The production of beef affects the climate, environment and biodiversity, but the effects depend on how the meet is produced. There is a large scope for reducing the environmental impact per kg meet produced by increasing the utilisation of the animal into new edible products not conventionally produced.