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Department of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden

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About NJV

The department is organised jointly between the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science (VH) and the Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (NJ). Research and education are

World Soil Day 2022: ”Soils, where food begins”

World Soil Day 2022: ”Soils, Where food begins” amanda.oberg@slu.se Agricultural soils are the foundation of our food supply. But to keep our soils capable of delivering such an important ecosystem

Seminar: TRACE-Soils Online Scientific Forum

Seminar: "Sustainable agriculture to support soil function and biodiversity" amanda.oberg@slu.se The TRACE-Soils project, funded by the EJP SOIL program, aims to identify the mechanisms

Pekka Huhtanen retirement seminar

Pekka Huhtanen retirement seminar johanna.wallsten@slu.se Welcome to a day where we look back on Pekka Huhtanen's career as a scientist. Pekka Huhtanen has had a long academic career within the

Different fertilizing regimes for peat/oat whole crop forage

The aim of the project is to find an optimal level of nitrogen fertilisation for whole crop harvests of pea/oat mixtures. An optimal level means a good yield with high crude protein content in

Development of the variety trials for silage maize in Sweden

The aim of the project was to create a basis for a decision support system för cultivation of silage maize in Sweden, based on varieties and risk management. During the project the mechanistic model


The CORE Organic Cofund project MIX-ENABLE aims to deepen our understanding of organic mixed livestock farming (i.e. integrating two or more animal species) in Europe, to find sustainable and robust

Predicting the growth and quality of silage maize using models and spectroscopy

The aim of this project is to use ecophysiological modelling based methods to predict agronomic and quality variables of silage maize in Sweden. Background Maize has become a major crop in many parts

Oats for more sustainable milk production and a better environment

Variation in enteric methane (CH4) emissions in lactating dairy cows has been attributed to both animal and dietary factors. Several strategies for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) including

Milk tasting of blueberry

The taste and smell of milk can sometimes be disrupted. One of the problems is when the milk has the scent and taste of blueberries. This can affect the quality of an entire milk silo at the dairy

Grazing under northern conditions

Grazing can be a cheap way of feeding and, as the growing season gets longer, the possibility for increased use of this resource in northern areas is improving. There are however not many studies or

Postgraduate education

The department currently has PhD students admitted in Animal Science, Biology and Crop Production Science. NJV offers postgraduate courses in crop science, animals science and in analytical methods.