Aerial view of farms in Germany© WestEnd61/Rex/Shutterstock
Germany is Europe’s largest pork and milk producer and the second-largest beef and veal producer. Its farmers grew more than 47m tonnes of grain in 2015, and with about half the country’s land under agricultural production, farming’s contribution to the economy is about €46bn (£38bn) a year. It is also the third-largest exporter of food and agricultural products in the world, with the value of exports from the sector reaching €65.4bn  (£55bn) in 2015, according to the German government. In […]