Agriculture Of Germany
By Will Stewart
Germany's government is Federal Republic. A Federal Republic is a federation of states with a republic type government.
The poverty level of Germany is 6.6%
The Federal Office for Agriculture and Food
This is Germany's USDA
99% of the population is educated and gets a degree
Average Household Incomes
In Germany, the household income is 27,213 U.S. Dollars
Average Family Size
The German average family size is 1.36 children per mother
Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, unaffiliated or other 28.3%
Animal rights/Welfare Issues
Germany guarantees animal rights. Germany's animal welfare is one of the strictest in the world. They guarantee the safety of animals and give them good treatment and medicine. There is not many welfare issues in Germany.
Germany is benefited by the Euro. This makes trade easier for everyone in the agricultural business. They are members of the European Union which also brings some disadvantages.
The science in Germany is much like our own. Their vehicles are much like our own as well as the rest of their farming equipment
Farming in Germany
German technology is very advanced. They have great machines and vehicles that get their work done much faster. This is needed for the decline in farms since the 1950's.
Some of the common crops in Germany are potatoes, carrots, onions, cabbage, red beets, grains, tomatoes, pears, zucchini and apples.
Some of the common breeds of cattle are German Holstein, the German Fleckvieh, and the German Braunvieh. Some breeds of pig are the Anglen Saddleback, Bentheim Black Pied, German Landrace, and the Swabian-Hall.
Commonly Consumed Foods
The potato is the most consumed food, introduced to them in the 1700's. They also eat a lot of pears, green beans, and bacon
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German Farming Experience in Canada 2012