Hoof trimming – pedicure for dairy cows
Feb 10th 2022

Approximately 559.000 dairy cows live in Denmark, and a high yielding dairy cow needs frequent hoof trimming (2-4 times per lactation). That adds up to millions of hoof trimmings every year. All professional hoof trimmers in Denmark are trained at Bygholm Agricultural College. Twice a year 14-16 “hoof-trimmer-trainees” meet at the college for two weeks […]

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HU and DK: Growing Experiences TOGETHER!
Nov 13th 2021

The cooperation within EUROPEA between Green Academy, Aarhus (DK) and KMASZC, Budapest (HU) is quite unique. They started “growing experiences” together almost ten years ago! With the help of ERASMUS+ framework today there are several programmes that Hungarian students can choose from in order to develop their professional skills in Denmark. × two long-term courses […]

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Hands on experience in Ireland or Iceland
Oct 31st 2021

In the weeks 42-44 Dalum Landbrugsskole has 34 agricultural students aged 16-17 experiencing the culture, language and working life in Ireland and on Iceland. The students live at farms across the countries where they are a part of a family or the working team. The first-year students get to manage horses, sheep or cows and […]

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Inspiring trip to France
Oct 28th 2021

Inspiring trip to France – two Danish teachers return with a lot of inspiration 🙂   Bent Laier and Mogens Toft from North Jutlands Agricultural School, visited France to investigate what challenges French farmers have in relation to the subject, production, sales, sustainability, and local conditions. What did they learn? The love for “the meal” […]

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Erasmus+ offers mobility and cooperation opportunities!
Oct 26th 2021

  Teachers from Green Academy Aarhus in Denmark with close collaboration with 12 teachers and 42 students from WorldSkills Romania  have been working on a Good Pollinators and Green Walls courses as a part of EPLUG project (Erasmus+ Key Action 3). Their stay was financed by Erasmus+ Key Action 1. The students had completed their assignment very well. They build different insects hotels by using renewable […]

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Sustainable Intensification in Dairy Farming
Sep 11th 2021

Yesterday 10/09/2021, Louise Højsgaard-Mikkelsen, dairy teacher at Bygholm Agricultural College (DK), conducted an international online seminar: Sustainable Intensification in Dairy Farming. Louise highlighted key points in the Danish strategy for developing a sustainable intensification in dairy farming. Did you know that 85% of the greenhouse gas emission from one liter milk at your table occurs […]

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September 10 >> Online seminar for dairy farmers !!
Sep 3rd 2021

You are invited for an online (ZOOM) event on Friday 10th September 12.00-14.00 (Copenhagen time): “Sustainable Intensification in Dairy Farming: A Pathway for Maximizing Output in Belarus’ Dairy Farms” The aim of the seminar is to inspire dairy production professionals to engage further in building their knowhow to support the development of sustainable intensification in dairy […]

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EUROPEA DK stays in touch with its members
Aug 13th 2021

EUROPEA DK does everything to keep in touch with its members !! This year, the annual meeting for Agriculture Educations will be held from 19 – 20 of August at Nordjyllands Landbrugsskole, Lundbæk. Each year from 200 to 250 teachers and headmasters of all Agricultural school in DK are participating in 2 days meeting. This […]

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EPLUG: Schools and Companies Should Work Together
Aug 8th 2021

Biodiversity course as a part of EPLUG project Why was the cooperation between school and company important? Over the past few weeks, staff from Green Academy Aarhus have been working together with OK Nygaard employees on a biodiversity course. The first course took place 2nd of June 2021. We can’t stress enough to importance of […]

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Sowing Barley with Robotti!
May 1st 2021

Denmark is known for its use of technology and today the students at Gråsten Landbrugsskole were introduced to next step of technology in field work. Gråsten Landbrugsskole was visited by AgroIntelli, which is a company developing agricultural robots for different tasks in the field. The company brought their robot Robotti that sowed 1 ha of […]

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That’s why I also teach at FarmingAcademy!
Apr 25th 2021

Pia Schmidt Knudsen is a daily teacher at an agricultural school. Now she wants to bring her knowledge of pig production to those who do not have the same access to knowledge as Danes. Article by Pia Schmidt Knudsen, lecturer in pig science at North Jutland Agricultural School, Lundbæk and member of The World’s Best […]

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News from Denmark: old and new!
Apr 23rd 2021

Our friends from Green Academy, Aarhus, Denmark are building a new dormitory for the Danish and also international students. !! They hope that the new construction will be completed in the summer of 2022. We look forward to welcoming the students to the new buildings !! But before construction can begin, we must first make […]

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