Germany

Gas companies in Germany suspected of violating EU competition rules

Gas companies in Germany suspected of violating EU competition rules

The European Commission has carried out unannounced inspections of companies in Germany involved in the supply, transmission and storage of...

March 31, 2022

Organic milk producers face 24% cost shortfall – report

Organic milk producers face 24% cost shortfall – report

Organic milk producers in Germany currently face a 24% shortfall in relation to costs, according to a new report. The...

December 1, 2021

German agriculture report proposes restructuring of direct payments

German agriculture report proposes restructuring of direct payments

Increase efforts to protect climate and environment, reduce animal-product consumption, and improve animal welfare – these are just some of...

July 12, 2021

3 more cases of African swine fever in German wild boars

3 more cases of African swine fever in German wild boars

Three more cases of African swine fever (ASF) have been detected in wild boars in Germany. According to Reuters, the...

October 5, 2020

IFA says African swine fever case in Germany won’t affect Irish trade

IFA says African swine fever case in Germany won’t affect Irish trade

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) pig committee chairman Tom Hogan has said the confirmation of African swine fever (ASF) in...

September 14, 2020

ASF: ‘No imports of live pigs from Germany into Ireland this year’

ASF: ‘No imports of live pigs from Germany into Ireland this year’

African swine fever (ASF) has been discovered for the first time in Germany, according to the Department of Agriculture, Food...

September 11, 2020

Cheap meat: At what true cost?

Cheap meat: At what true cost?

“Meat is too cheap” is a stark comment made by the German Agriculture Minister. In an interview with Reuters, Julia Kloeckner...

July 8, 2020

Over 1,000 employees in German meat plant test positive for Covid-19

Over 1,000 employees in German meat plant test positive for Covid-19

Germany’s Covid-19 transmission rate has risen sharply following outbreaks in meat processing plants among other areas, according to health authorities...

June 22, 2020

Germany grants access to seasonal workers amid farm labour shortage

Germany grants access to seasonal workers amid farm labour shortage

Germany is set to allow some 80,000 seasonal workers enter the country from eastern Europe amid a shortage of farm...

April 8, 2020

German farmers plan for Berlin tractor protest next week

German farmers plan for Berlin tractor protest next week

A group of German farmers has called for further rallies to counter what it says are the current environmental and agricultural...

November 19, 2019

German farmers take to roads in extensive tractor protests

German farmers take to roads in extensive tractor protests

German farmers are the latest primary producers to take to the roads in protest in a number of locations around...

October 22, 2019

Dawn Farms announces German acquisition

Dawn Farms announces German acquisition

Dawn Farms has announced that it has acquired Haas GmbH, a cooked meats specialist in Nonnweiler-Otzenhausen, Saarland, Germany. Established in...

October 7, 2019

World War II bomb explodes in field – leaving 10m crater

World War II bomb explodes in field – leaving 10m crater

A crater left by a World War II bomb was discovered in a field in Germany on Sunday evening, June...

June 25, 2019

Cows die on German farm following overnight release

Cows die on German farm following overnight release

Four cows have died with up to 40 others in severe difficulty on an organic dairy farm in Germany, due...

September 13, 2018

German grain production almost 25% less than last year

German grain production almost 25% less than last year

German grain production is at its lowest since 1993. The German Farmers’ Association (DBV) has estimated a 22% drop in...

August 27, 2018

Drought-hit Europe sees harvest figures plummet

Drought-hit Europe sees harvest figures plummet

Farmers across Europe are witnessing an extremely tight harvest this year, with drought conditions crippling produce across the continent, according...

August 9, 2018

‘CAP must be protected’: Creed meets German Minister for Agriculture

‘CAP must be protected’: Creed meets German Minister for Agriculture

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed today met with his German counterpart – Federal Minister for Food...

May 2, 2018

Pics: A new Deutz-Fahr tractor off the line every 12 minutes

Pics: A new Deutz-Fahr tractor off the line every 12 minutes

After three years of planning and construction, the new Deutz-Fahr tractor factory – the so-called ‘Deutz-Fahr Land’ – is now producing...

May 18, 2017