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Associate Professor René Gislum from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University has been appointed president of the International Herbage Seed Group. Stockphoto

2019.06.17 |

Researcher from Aarhus University appointed president of international seed group

Associate Professor René Gislum from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University has been appointed president of the International Herbage Seed Group.

A lot of water has gone under the bridge in agriculture in the past 125 years, but there is still valuable knowledge to be gleaned from the long-term manure experiments at Askov Research Station. The trials have run without interruption all that time. Stock photo

2019.06.14 |

Askov long-term field experiments continue to create trailblazing knowledge

At Askov Experimental Station, 125 years of continued nutrient applications at different rates and from different sources have created a unique research platform used by Danish and international experts from widely different research areas.

Professor Jørgen E. Olesen has been appointed as a member of a new climate panel established by Innovation Fund Denmark. Photo: Jesper Rais

2019.06.07 |

Aarhus University climate professor member of new climate panel

Section Manager and Professor Jørgen E. Olesen from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University has been appointed as a member of Innovation Fund Denmark’s new climate panel.

When converting farmland from cereals to grass for biomass it is worthwhile to choose the most suitable areas, which are often located close to natural areas. Photo: Janne Hansen

2019.05.29 |

Grassland areas should be chosen wisely

When farmland is converted from grain production to grasslands, the greatest environmental benefits are obtained by choosing land that is close to existing natural areas or has high nutritional loads to aquatic environments, a new study indicates.

A new report from DCA describes the latest results from the plant protection trials. Photo: Uffe Pilegaard Larsen

2019.06.04 |

Report provides a current overview of crop protection

A new report regarding applied crop protection presents results from testing of pesticides and other kinds of plant protection.

Mogens Nicolaisen and Mogens Støvring Hovmøller will give their inaugural lectures at AU Flakkebjerg on 3 May 2019.

2019.04.01 |

Two new professors – and two inaugural lectures

Crop health will be highlighted when two new professors at the Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, give their inaugural lectures on 3 May 2019.

Representatives from think tanks, agricultural organizations and NGO’s discussed the opportunities for reducing the climate footprint of foods. Photo: Claus Bo Andreasen

2019.03.29 |

We should demand and produce climate friendly foods

A reduction of the climate impact of foods will involve major challenges and difficult dilemmas. However, a transition in both foods and production is necessary and entails many positive side effects.

Mogens Støvring Hovmøller has been appointed professor of plant pathology. Photo: Jesper Rais

2019.03.06 |

New professor of plant pathology at Aarhus University

Mogens Støvring Hovmøller has been appointed professor of plant pathology in the Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University.

Milk production affects more than just the climate - it also has an impact on e.g. biodiversity and soil carbon storage. Photo: Colourbox

2019.03.06 |

Milk production affects more than the climate

When assessing the impact of food on the environment, it is important to look at not only the climate, but also biodiversity, ecotoxicity and soil carbon changes.

Marie Trydeman Knudsen from the Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, has been appointed as a new member of the Danish Council on Climate Change.

2019.02.27 |

AU researcher appointed as new member of the Danish Council on Climate Change

Researcher Marie Trydeman Knudsen, Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University, has been appointed as a new member of the Danish Council on Climate Change.

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