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Date: 10.02.2020 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

What do we need from the future tree? Are you interested in which raw materials we need to produce and how we will tackle climate change and genetic diversity? Then you should register for NordGen Forest’s thematic day in Uppsala, Sweden, on the 1st of April. Twice a year, NordGen…

Date: 18.12.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest, Husdjur, Plants
Rowan-berries covered in frost

33 000 seed samples rest safely in our freezers. Now, the NordGen staff takes the opportunity to also have some well deserved rest during the holidays. This means that we, from the 20th of December until the 7th of January, will notbe able to handle seed orders in SESTO. Those…

Date: 17.12.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest
Spruce branch in front of conifer forest

Are you working or studying within forestry? Do you have an idea for a workshop, or do you need funding for participating in a seminar? Perhaps you would like to visit a colleague to learn more about your field of work? If you do, don’t miss out on the opportunity…

Date: 19.09.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

Outside the conference room, steam is rising from the hot springs in the barren landscape. The forest might seem distant but in this room it’s central. The discussions and lectures are all about the future forests. At NordGen Forest’s conference in Iceland, the theme of the year concerns early detection…

Date: 27.08.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Farm Animals, Forest, Plants

While Scandinavia and Finland could enjoy summer temperatures and a bright sun shining from a blue sky, Iceland invited to a ministers meeting accompanied by rain and a chilly wind. But the agricultural ministers were given a warm welcome to the meeting. Among other things, the ministers were informed about…

Date: 29.05.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Farm Animals, Forest, Plants

During a great award dinner last night, Lise Lykke Steffensen was appointed “Company Leader of the year” by the Danish Project Management Organization Dansk Projektledelse. Lise Lykke Steffensen started working as Executive Director at NordGen in 2016. Since then, she has embarked a journey aiming to modernize and streamline the enormous…