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25 March 2011
Crop Industry News from Denmark $40M International Grant for Wheat Rust Research
DENMARK - A grant of $40 million over the next five years has been given to international research in fighting deadly strains of wheat rust. Scientists from Aarhus University will play a central...
24 March 2011
Crop Industry News from Denmark Danish Wheat Yields Stagnating
DENMARK - Scientists from the Aarhus Faculty of Agricultural Sciences have analysed possible causes for the merely modest increase in winter wheat yields that have been observed in recent years. ...
16 February 2011
Crop Industry News from Denmark Close to Identifying Leaching Risk Areas in Denmark
DENMARK - Scientists are close to being able to identify the areas in Denmark that are most vulnerable to the leaching of pesticides. ...
08 February 2011
Crop Industry News from Denmark Increased Working Width Gives Improved Yields
DENMARK - Reduced axle load and increased working width in agricultural machinery are two of the most important parameters for minimising yield losses due to traffic with heavy machinery in clover-grass,...
03 February 2011
Crop Industry News from Denmark Faster Spray Speed Is Not Efficient or Effective
DENMARK - Even though a larger area can be sprayed by driving quickly over the field with the sprayer, it is not always the most efficient solution. ...
20 August 2010
Crop Industry News from Denmark Call for Action over Growing Threat of Wheat Rusts
DENMARK - Danish scientists have called for international action to fight escalating threat of wheat rusts....
30 July 2010
Crop Industry News from Denmark Next Wheat Varieties Selected Under Stress
DENMARK - Stress is being used to select the wheat of the future at the universities of Aarhus and Copenhagen. ...
19 March 2010
Crop Industry News from Denmark Agromek Show Turns to Alternate-Year Cycle
DENMARK - In the future, Agromek will be held every other year. Agromek 2010 will be on 30 November to 3 December at ita usual venue, Herning....
03 February 2010
Crop Industry News from Denmark Environmentally Harmful Impurities in Mineral Fertilisers
DENMARK - The content of harmful impurities in the form of heavy metals, organic compounds and other substances in mineral fertiliser has been assessed and results published in a new report....
06 January 2010
Crop Industry News from Denmark Increasing Wind Turbine Reliability
DENMARK - Funding has been granted for a new centre at Risø DTU to increase the operating reliability of wind turbines: The Danish Council for Strategic Research's Programme Commission on...
05 January 2010
Crop Industry News from Denmark Smart Wind Turbines Can Predict the Wind
DENMARK - Risø DTU has recently completed the world's first successful test on a wind turbine with a laser-based anemometer built into the spinner in order to increase electricity generation....
21 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark Solar Could Meet 15 Per Cent of US Electricity
COPENHAGEN - Leaders representing the US solar energy industry reported the potential of solar energy to meet 15 per cent of US energy needs by 2020 at an UNFCCC press briefing in the Bella Center,...
11 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark PRAJ and Novozymes Collaborate on Biofuels
DENMARK - PRAJ, a leading company in biofuel technology and plants, and enzyme provider to the biofuel industry Novozymes are to collaborate on advanced biofuels....
09 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark US Backs Partnership with Brazil over Biofuels
DENMARK - In an event sponsored by Brazil, on the fringe of the Copenhagen Climate Change conference, looking at the impact of biofuels on greenhouse gas emissions, the head of the United States...
19 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark Prince Inaugurates Straw Ethanol Plant
DENMARK - Danish Prince Joachim this week inaugurated one of the world's first and largest bioethanol plants in Kalundborg in Denmark, where ethanol will be produced from straw....
16 September 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark Denmark Builds Worlds Largest Offshore Wind Farm
DENMARK - The world's largest offshore wind farm, with an estimated capacity of 209 megawatts, will begin operation tomorrow. ...
02 September 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark Keep Warm with Danish Crown
DENMARK - It may be hard to imagine right now, but the heating season is almost upon the country, and Danes must gradually get used to the idea of turning up their radiators again. Few people...
08 July 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark Pigs and Willow Go Well Together
DENMARK - Energy crops can become the new partners in organic pig farming. Tentative results from trials with free-ranging pigs look promising. ...
15 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark Large International Seminar on Bioenergy in Foulum
DENMARK - Around 100 scientists, advisers and representatives from the bioenergy industry are expected to attend a large international seminar on bioenergy at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences...
11 May 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark Farm Manure as Energy in Green Growth Plan
DENMARK - The Danish government has just launched a DKr 13.5 billion Green Growth plan that will ensure better conditions for the country's nature and environment while allowing agriculture to...
06 May 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm for Tender
DENMARK - The Danish Energy Agency is now publishing the tender for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm in Kattegat west of the island of Anholt....
16 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark Conference is Precursor to Climate Change Meeting
DENMARK - Nordic Bioenergy 2009 in Denmark next month will open by setting the scene for the future business opportunities of bioenergy....
24 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark Drop in Energy Consumption and CO<sub>2</sub> Emissions
DENMARK - Danish energy consumption fell in 2008 by 3.0 per cent to 837 PJ. At the same time, emissions of CO2 fell by 5.9 per cent according to the preliminary energy statistics for 2008 from...
Crop Industry News from Denmark Technical Course in Offshore Wind Energy
DENMARK - The Wind Energy Division at Risø DTU National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy offers a unique technical course in offshore wind energy....
12 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark New Renewables Meeting Global Electricity Demand
DENMARK - With adequate financial and political support, renewable energy technologies like wind and photovoltaics could supply 40 per cent of the world's electricity by 2050, according to findings...
Crop Industry News from Denmark Rubber Reducing Loads on Turbine Blades
DENMARK - The trailing edge of wind turbine blades can be manufactured in an elastic material that makes it possible to control the shape of the trailing edge, according to research at the Risø...
24 February 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark New Enzymes for Cellulosic Ethanol
DENMARK - Danish company Novozymes has cut cellulosic ethanol enzyme costs by more than half and is on track to deliver the first commercially viable enzymes by 2010 - an important step on the...
20 February 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark 78 Million DKK for Cellulosic Ethanol Project
DENMARK - The Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme (EUDP) under the Danish Energy Agency has awarded BioGasol a 78 million DKK (€10.4 million) grant for a demonstration...
13 February 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark Transport With No CO<sub>2</sub> Emissions
DENMARK - Scientists, industry and authorities at home and abroad will meet on 17 and 18 March 2009 at DTU for a two day workshop to discuss how we get a transport sector with less CO2 emissions....
23 January 2009
Crop Industry News from Denmark Conference on Energy Solutions
DENMARK - The world is facing major challenges with regard to climate change and security of energy supply. At the same time it is necessary to provide energy services to accomodate economic...

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