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March 3, 2021   •   News

The Department of Agroecology are now accepting applications for three job opportunities, at AU Foulum in Denmark. These roles will start on the first of July. Two of the positions are three-year post doc, with the other being a tenure track position. A brief summary of each position can be found below, with further information linked for each.

Applications close on the 31st of March for all three positions. Follow the hyperlinks in each job title to find out more.

Tenure track position in Grassland based livestock production systems 

You will take the lead of research aiming of integration of grassland in conventional and organic farming system, including both livestock and the emerging green biomass industry, in agriculture system based on  arable crops and grassland in rotation. The research area includes both grassland production and  management as well as grassland in the agricultural system in relation to production, environmental and  economic dimensions of agriculture and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions based on modelling and  experimental work, depending on your profile. Contact: Troels Kristensen ([email protected])

Postdocs in Livestock farming systems for an integrated, resilient and efficient agriculture

You will be an important part of our team working within model development and farming system analysis,  especially livestock based systems, including productivity and the environmental impacts along the whole  production chain. Experience or interest in on-farm research, system development and modelling based on  farm data is part of your profile, as well as good analytical skills in combination with a broad knowledge  about agriculture, especially livestock based.  Contact: Troels Kristensen ([email protected])

Postdocs in Life Cycle Assessment of Food and Agricultural Systems 

The successful candidates will be part of our LCA team to carry out research in this area to improve  sustainability of food and farming systems in a local and global context. In particular, we work on  documentation of effects and development of models and methods within this area, as well as identification  of promising solutions and new production systems.  

Contact: Marie Trydeman Knudsen ([email protected]) or  Lisbeth Mogensen ([email protected])

March 3, 2021   •   News

The December 2020 issue of the CRG Newsletter is now available!

This issue includes:

  • Cropland Research Group GRA Co-Chairs message
  • Integrated silvopastoral systems towards a sustainable management
  • Climate and environmental change in the Mediterranean basin: current situation and risks for the future
  • Pilot study in citrus on the soil and plant improvement from enriched pruning remains to reduce the greenhouse effect (PODA-VAL)
  • Agroecology for Europe (AE4EU)
  • Special issue on climate change impacts, mitigation and adaptation in croplands
  • Upcoming events

The full newsletter is linked below:

February 26, 2021   •   News

This online event, run by the European Chemical Regions Network, will present the BSAT, a toolkit designed to guide decision-makers in the development & review of regional bioeconomy strategies. After this, there will be presentations and recommendations surrounding the establishment of bioeconomy-driven working groups.

For further information and the link to register, click below