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Germany: Updated country report at the homepage of the Ministry of Agriculture

A completely updated report on the current situation of organic farming in Germany is now available at the homepage of the German Ministry of Agriculture BMLEV.

The German organic logo Biosiegel

The German organic logo Biosiegel


At the end of 2008, there were 19'813 organic holdings in Germany farming 907'786 hectares of land in accordance with the EC legislation governing organic farming. They account for five percent of all holdings, farming around 5.4 percent of the total utilised agricultural area.

The report at the Ministry's Homepage aims to give a brief overview of organic farming in Germany. It presents the rules, organic farming associations as well as the development and support of organic farms.

More information


Article Organic Farming in Germany 2009

Organic World.Net

Country Info Germany

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