A resource efficient management of animal manures and other organic residues creates precious plant nutrients and an environmentally friendly agriculture. RISE develops technology and strategies for manure management with the aim to reduce environmental impact from agriculture.
Resource efficient use of plant nutrients
Manure and other organic fertilizer products are resources in crop production and can decrease the dependence of fossil fuels and input of raw materials. RISE conduct applied research and innovations of technology and methodology to increase the value of plant nutrients in manure. Test and evaluation is often conducted in practice on farms.
Agriculture and impact on environment and climate
RISE use methods for measuring GHG and ammonia emissions to evaluate effects of using new technology in agriculture that can decrease impact on climate and environment. RISE evaluate the effect of different measures for manure storage. In crop production RISE test and evaluate technology for spreading manure.
Co operation with stakeholders and academy
RISE work in close co operation with industry and agriculture with focus on their needs. In our workshop we build prototypes which are evaluated in practice on farms. Many projects are multidisciplinary and in co operation with researchers and experienced stakeholders with the aim to find solutions for complex challenges.
Example of work areas