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2021.05.31 | DCA

Webinar on the green transition of Danish agriculture and food production

More than 200 researchers have made suggestions for the green transition of Danish agriculture and food production. On that occasion, Aarhus University, together with SEGES and the other Danish universities, invites you to a webinar on the new Roadmap for climate- and environmentally friendly agriculture and food production.

2021.05.28 | Anis

Gavin Leslie Simpson is employed as assistant professor at Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University

From May 15th 2021 Gavin L. Simpson has been employed as assistant professor in applied biometrics at the Department of Animal Science, section of Health, Aarhus University in a four year position.

The foal’s curiosity towards novel objects reflects its curiosity later in life and also probably reveals its learning ability. New research results show that curious horses more easily learn new tasks. Photo: Janne W. Christensen.

2021.06.01 | Anis

Horses’ curiosity increases their learning ability

Curiosity and learning ability go hand in hand. We know this from humans and non-human primates, but for the first time it has now also been scientifically demonstrated in horses in a new study conducted at Aarhus University.

2021.06.02 | Anis

A new triple-action feed additive is to reduce cows’ climate impact by half

Aarhus University leads a new project which is to reduce dairy cows’ emission of methane by 50%. The actors behind the project are going to develop a triple-action feed additive for cattle, which will limit the enteric formation of methane. Innovation Fund Denmark has recently granted the project 16.1 million kroner.

2021.05.07 | Anis

SmartCow Newsletter - Issue 6

The latest SmartCow Newsletter is now available. The SmartCow project integrates key European cattle research infrastructures to promote their coordinated use and development and thereby help the European cattle sector face the challenge of sustainable production.