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Seeds for the future of organic farming

Our varieties

Every year, we test thousands of cereals for their cultivation and baking qualities under organic conditions. We have gathered exotic varieties from all over the world, but we make most of our varieties ourselves by cross-breeding them with each other. Among our varieties, there are a selected few that we have a particular fondness for. We are currently in the middle of propagating these, so others can enjoy their unique qualities.

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Plant breeding and genetic resources

Organic plant breeding and so-called in situ-preservation of plant genetic ressources is the focal point for Agrologica's work. In our research, we identify problems and methods and attempt to solve them with the aid of plant breeding. We discover and develop new varieties with improved qualities with regards to baking, health and cultivation.

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Research and development

Gluten allergi, baking quality, fungi and root-damaging nematodes are a few examples of the challenges facing the development of tasty and healthy varieties for organic farming. Here at Agrologica, we actively participate in various research and development projects where we tackle the fine details of these problems often by collaborating with other research institutions.

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Education and counseling

As one of Denmark's most venerable organic farms backed by decades of organic research, Agrologica has a wealth of knowledge and experience to offer. We're happy to contribute with lectures, baking courses, open field days or consultancies regarding subjects like gluten allergi, plant diseases, plant genetic ressources or our other fields of expertise.

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The organic farm

We began the conversion to organic farming on Møn in 1984. In 2002 we moved to our current location at the outskirts of Mariager. The farm consists of 9 ha of farmland, 2-3 ha of which are used for experiments, while the rest is used for propagating of cereals or green manure. We have chickens and ducks as permanent livestock, though we also use sheep or cows occasionally to graze our fields as a part of the organic crop rotation.

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News


  • Field exhibitions 2019

    Agrologica afholder markvandringer den 21. og 29 juni 2019. Vi starter begge dage kl 13 på Hyrdehøjvej 17, 9550 Mariager. Fredag den 21. ser vi på stinkbrandresistens og vil fokusere på sorter til økologisk landbrug. Lørdag den 29. juni forsøger vi at være mere forbruger-rettede og snakker mere om gluten-allergi og gamle kornsorter. Den 29. juni bliver der mulighed for at blive hængende efter markvandringen og spise med om aftenen. Vi tager 150,-kr pr kuvert inkl drikkelse


    Monday, 10th June, 2019
    by Anders Borgen

  • We initiate vegetable production

    Vi har lavet aftale med Randers Regionshospital om at producere grønsager. Randers Regionshospital er 100% økologisk og leverer bl.a. syltede grønsager til resten af hospitalerne i Region Midtjylland. Og dem skal vi så producere.
    15th April, 2019
    by Anders Borgen

Our varieties


Spring wheat

Winter wheat

Others

Projects


projekt-billede
Common bunt

Project management: Agrologica
Financing: Promilleafgiftsfonden
Project period: 2019-­2022

projekt-billede
Forgotten Healthy Grains

Project management: Agrologica
Financing: Genetiske ressourcer/Landbrugsstyrelsen
Project period: 2019-2021

Who are we?


Anders Borgen

Manages economy, common bunt research and plant genetic ressources

borgen@agrologica.dk

+45 4081 3518

Nanna Karkov Ytting

Manages quality analytics and experiments

nanna@agrologica.dk

+45 5190 7882

Bjørn Nielsen

Manages field work and foodstuff development

kontaktemilsminde@gmail.com

+45 2685 9375

Johan Siboni Lund

Field work and vegetables

johan.siboni@hotmail.com

+4542716276

Pia Pedersen

Service and support

pia@kulturplanter.dk

+4541222742

Annette Slejborg

Assistant

Lasse Borgen

Webmaster

00alasse@gmail.com

+45 6128 3518