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17 August 2012
View news from Denmark Organic Grasslands Get New Design
DENMARK - Greater diversity in organic grassland can increase the ecological services provided by the field to the benefit of insects, animals and product quality. This is the rationale behind the ECOSERVE research project at Aarhus University....
16 August 2012
View news from Denmark Exposure to Sun Increases Vitamin D3 in Cows
DENMARK - There is a clear linear relationship between how long you stay in the sun and how much vitamin D3 your body produces - at least if you are a cow, says University of Aarhus scientists....
15 August 2012
View news from Denmark Ventilation Reduces Environmental Impact of Housing
DENMARK - A new smart ventilation system helps Danish livestock producers to overcome some of the environmental challenges that the industry faces. Scientists from Aarhus University are involved in the development of the system devised by MT Højgaard...
16 May 2012
View news from Denmark Large Potential to Increase By-Products in Feed
UK - By-products from the sharply increasing production of bioethanol and biodiesel can be used as feed for dairy cows to a far greater extent than is currently the case. The by-products could have a potentially beneficial effect in terms of economy and...
04 May 2012
View news from Denmark Growing Market for Lactose-Free Milk
DENMARK - A growing market for lactose-free products leads to a need for more knowledge in the area in order to produce dairy products of the highest quality. This is the main topic of a new research project at Aarhus University....
02 May 2012
View news from Denmark Fish Oil, Cow Manure Combine to Produce Biogas
DENMARK - By-products from the production of omega-3 fish oil in combination with cattle manure can be gainfully used to produce biogas....
30 April 2012
View news from Denmark More Flexibility, Less Bureaucracy in Farm Subsidies
DENMARK - The EU agricultural Ministers want a Common Agricultural Policy that is easier to administer and that more decisions should be left to the Member States....
09 February 2012
View news from Denmark Healthy Herbs for Healthy Cows
DENAMRK - Cows on grass prefer a diet that includes herbs rather than pure grass. Scientists from Aarhus University have studied a selection of herbs and their potentially beneficial effects....
08 February 2012
View news from Denmark Reducing Greenhouse Gases From Cattle
DENMARK - The emission of greenhouse gases from agriculture makes a substantial contribution to global warming. In a new report from Aarhus University scientists are focusing on the different options available for reducing the emission of particularly...
16 December 2011
View news from Denmark Arla Joins Global Dairy Trade Auction
DENMARK - Arla Foods will begin offering dairy products on GlobalDairyTrade from April 3rd 2012. ...
08 December 2011
View news from Denmark Danish Milk Production Profits Fall
DENMARK - Fluctuations in food prices are likely to see earnings in the dairy sector fall in coming years....
18 November 2011
View news from Denmark Automatic Monitoring Of Dairy Cattle
DENMARK - The brave new world has reached the cattle house and the pasture. Automatic monitoring of behaviour in cows and calves can reduce the incidence of disease and make the feeding system more efficient....
04 November 2011
View news from Denmark Aarhus Re-Names Food & Ag Science Units
DENMARK - Aarhus University has launched an extensive organisational development process that has resulted in new units and new names, including the food and agricultural science units....
05 September 2011
View news from Denmark First Half Of 2011 Characterised By Growth
DENMARK - The keyword for Arla’s first half-year 2011 is growth. Revenue rose by 12 per cent, among other things due to the merger with Hansa-Milch and price increases in the market. Arla also delivered a large increase in the milk price to the cooperative...
18 August 2011
View news from Denmark Danish Crown Announces New Cattle Slaughterhouse
DENMARK - Following months of extensive analysis, Danish Crown has now decided to place its new cattle slaughterhouse in Vejen Municipality, Southern Denmark. ...
18 July 2011
View news from Denmark Grazing Cows Live Longer
DENMARK - The more time cows spend grazing, the lower their mortality rate, according to new figures from a study carried out by scientists at Aarhus University....
12 July 2011
View news from Denmark Arla Foods And Xergi Progress With Biogas Project
DENMARK - The ambitious project to establish a new biogas plant to supply Arla’s production at Videbaek, Denmark, is now entering a new phase. Arla Foods amba and Xergi A/S have agreed to continue their partnership on the project which is yet to be...
02 June 2011
View news from Denmark Denmark Declares Negligible BSE Risk
DENMARK - At the 79th OIE General Session in Paris 31 May 2011, Denmark was recognised as having negligible BSE-risk. This was adopted by resolution no. 17 on “Recognition of the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Risk Status of Members”....
06 May 2011
View news from Denmark Professor Suggests How To Cut Ammonia Emissions
DENMARK - Technological solutions that can reduce agriculture's contribution to air pollution are already available, according to the University of Aarhus....
25 March 2011
View news from Denmark Course On Animal Stress Responses Well Received
DENMARK - A PhD course offered by the Department of Animal Health and Bioscience at Aarhus University regarding interpretation of animal stress responses received a very positive feedback from the participants. The organisers are presently working on...
23 February 2011
View news from Denmark Sensor System To Keep Track Of Silage Quality
DENMARK - Small red balls with built in temperature sensors are able to detect if a silage heap is no longer airtight. This can save farmers millions of kroner every year....
17 January 2011
View news from Denmark Locally Grown Fodder For Organic Cows
DENMARK - With the right mix of herbs in roughage for cattle, many organic farmers can satisfy the vitamin and mineral requirements of their animals with home grown feed thus avoiding the need to import supplements. ...
14 January 2011
View news from Denmark New Hoof Washers Reduce Digital Dermatitis
DENMARK - A scientist from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Aarhus has reduced the problems with digital dermatitis in cattle considerably with a new patent pending automatic hoof washer. ...
17 December 2010
View news from Denmark Vaarst Appointed To Animal Ethics Council
DENMARK - Senior scientist, Mette Vaarst, from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at Aarhus University, has been appointed as a new member of the Animal Ethics Council. ...
View news from Denmark Aarhus Wins Prize For Genetic Pre-Medication Tests
DENMARK - Researchers at Aarhus University have won a prize for their innovative research in developing genetic tests to predict an individual animal's response to medication. ...
24 November 2010
View news from Denmark Danish Ministers Open Centre For Animal Welfare
DENMARK - A new centre for animal welfare was opened last week by two ministers. ...
12 November 2010
View news from Denmark Massive Protein Deficiency In Cows
DENMARK - New results show that in the first few days after calving the dairy cow suffers from a massive protein deficiency. For this reason scientists are now shifting their focus from the cow’s energy balance to her protein status. ...
22 October 2010
View news from Denmark Breeding for Increased Mastitis Resistance
DENMARK - Scientists are working on finding traits that can be used in breeding to predict if cows are prone to developing mastitis. ...
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