Research in programs

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Research programs

Our research work is organized in three programs.
The programs address global challenges. The objectives are

Within the research programs, international teams of scientists from various disciplines work together to solve the specific research tasks.

 

 

Precision farming in crop and livestock production

The program is dedicated to site-adapted, sustainable intensification in the area of primary agricultural production up to and including product harvesting.

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Quality and safety of food and feed

Research covers the entire spectrum between primary production and consumption of fresh or minimally processed plant and animal products, including fruit, vegetables, cereals, milk, meat and insects.

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Material and energetic use of biomass

The aim is to develop efficient technology and processes for the provision of biogenic recyclable materials and energy sources from agriculture for a sustainable, biobased recycling economy.

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Participants of the INSECTA2022 conference in Gießen (Photo: Désirée Schulz/Fraunhofer IME)

The INSECTA conference proved to be a complete success also in 2022. It was held from September 14 to 16, 2022 at the Justus Liebig University…

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Bjarne Weigelt with Dr. Anja Hansen, his supervisor in the context of Leibniz Innovation Farm (Photo: ATB)

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Diskussionsrunde zum Thema Digitalisierung in der Landwirtschaft. Von links: Kathleen Bischoff (ATB), Detlef May (LVAT), MdB Domscheit-Berg, Thomas Ilte (ATB). Foto: Judith Wachinger/ATB

Am 2. August war MdB Anke Domscheit-Berg, Die Linke, gemeinsam mit Mitarbeiter*innen im Rahmen eines Informationsbesuchs zu Gast in Groß Kreutz. Am…

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ATB scientist Manuela Zude-Sasse in the rbb studio, August 3, 2022

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Illustration: Regina Kehn

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Portrait Fabian Frixen

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Events

ATB-Colloquium: Investigation of the stability of biochars using isotope-chemical measurements

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ATB-Colloquium: Construction of a center for technology and knowledge transfer on the institute's premises - current state of planning

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