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Photo: In 2018, a Danish team won the first prize of 1000 EUR.

2020.04.02 | Talent development, Agro

Join the Biobased Innovation Student Challenge Europe!

Do you want to design a creative biobased solution in a multidisciplinary student team? Then join the Biobased Innovation Student Challenge Europe.

Photo: Johannes Lund Jensen. The moment Johannes Lund Jensen received his PhD degree on Skype for Business.

2020.04.01 | People, Agro, DCA

Online PhD defence for the first time - it went brilliant

With just 11 audience members, four supervisors, two opponents, a spouse and two young children, Johannes Lund Jensen received his PhD degree as the first ever at the Department of Agroecology after completing his defence online.

Photo: Janne Hansen

2020.03.30 | Research, Agro, DCA

Computer model can determine nitrogen mineralisation of catch crops

Reduced nitrate leaching and improved plant nitrogen availability are among the benefits of catch crops. A new model built by researchers from Department of Agroecology can determine the mineralisation of catch crops, and when linked to an agroecosystems model, it allows improved estimated of nitrate leaching and nitrogen supply to following…

Photo: Henning Thomsen

2020.03.30 | Research, Agro, DCA

Biochar as a source of phosphorus for crop fertilisation

Pyrolysis is not only a source of sustainable and climate-friendly energy, but the residual product from pyrolysis, biochar, can, in addition to carbon binding, also act as phosphorus fertiliser on agricultural fields.

Photo: INRAE

2020.03.17 | Agro, DCA

European Research Alliance works for agriculture of the future without chemical pesticides

Twenty-four European research organisations from 16 European countries have joined forces in a new research alliance to forge the foundation for reducing dependence on chemical pesticides in EU agriculture. The initiative is called 'Towards a Chemical Pesticide-free Agriculture', and the collaboration will rethink the way in which research is…

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