Food control: pesticides
We tested food for pesticide residues; 61 of 1,013 samples had excessive residues.
Potato cultivation under different environmental conditions
Due to climate change, potatoes are increasingly exposed to heat, drought and flooding. In the ADAPT project, we are investigating the potato's responses to stress factors.
Wireworm monitoring in potato
To control wireworms, surveying the time of flight and egg laying is critical. We have tested new trap systems to better determine this timing.
Food safety report 2021 - also available interactively for the first time
Even better information options for consumers - trust in domestic foodstuffs high
Food control: pesticide residues
We tested food for pesticide residues. The maximum levels were exceeded in 10 of 191 samples.
Risk Barometer Health and Environment
We have been surveying the risk perception of the Austrian population since 2017. The 2022 survey focused on health, the environment, climate change and nutrition.
We celebrate our 20th birthday
On June 1, AGES will be 20 years old. This is a reason to celebrate and you can be there live via video streaming.
World Bee Day
Bees are indispensable for pollinating flowering plants and thus for biodiversity and food security. Their health depends on many factors. We provide a diagnostic aid for bee diseases.
1st International Plant Health Day
We contribute to the protection of crop production from the introduction and spread of dangerous quarantine pests, because healthy plants are a prerequisite for the production of high-quality food.