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    Area under blueberry cultivation up by roughly two thirds since 2012

    Blueberries were cultivated on an area of 3,040 hectares in Germany in 2018. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the area under cultivation rose by 66% since it had first been covered in 2012. In 2018, cultivated blueberries grew on roughly one third of the total area under...

    Press release

    2019-02-15

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    Meat production down 1.5% in 2018 on the previous year

    The meat production of commercial slaughterhouses in Germany declined in 2018. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that, compared with the previous year, meat production decreased by 1.5% to a total of 8.0 million tonnes.

    Press release

    2019-02-07

  • Relevanz: 100

    Pig population in Germany decreases

    On reference date 3 November 2018, roughly 26.4 million pigs were kept in Germany. Based on provisional results, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the number of pigs was down by roughly 457,000, or 1.7%, on May 2018. In November 2017, the number of pigs had been higher by...

    Press release

    2018-12-21

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    Sowing for 2019 harvest: more winter grain

    In autumn 2018, agricultural holdings in Germany sowed winter grain on 5.43 million hectares of land for the next harvest of 2019. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the areas cultivated with winter grain for the 2019 harvest are by 438,800 hectares larger (+9%) than the relevant...

    Press release

    2018-12-20

  • Relevanz: 100

    Above-average apple and pear yields in 2018

    German fruitgrowers expect apple yields of 1.1 million tonnes and pear yields of 46,800 tonnes in 2018. Based on provisional estimates of August 2018, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that apple yields may exceed the average of the last ten years (934,600 tonnes) by nearly 17%....

    Press release

    2018-09-21

  • Relevanz: 100

    Wine-growing holdings expect above-average yield

    The winegrowers in Germany expect an above-average yield this year. This is mainly due to the good weather conditions in spring and the summer of 2018. Based on first estimates of August 2018, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that a quantity of 9.75 million hectolitres of wine...

    Press release

    2018-09-19

  • Relevanz: 100

    Meat production slightly up in the first half of 2018 year on year

    In the first six months of 2018, 4.0 million tonnes of meat were produced by commercial slaughterhouses in Germany. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that meat production increased by roughly 8,400 tonnes (+0.2%) compared with the first six months of 2017.

    Press release

    2018-08-07

  • Relevanz: 100

    2018 harvest: year-on-year increase of 6% in strawberry yields expected

    There will be higher strawberry yields in 2018 as weather conditions have been more favourable than in the previous year. According to a first provisional estimate of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the outdoor strawberry harvest is expected to yield approximately 122,300 tonnes in all of...

    Press release

    2018-07-19

  • Relevanz: 100

    Very high cherry yield expected for 2018

    Due to the warm and dry spring, German farmers producing fruit for the market expect a very high cherry yield in 2018, that is, 61,100 tonnes. Based on a first estimate of 10 June 2018, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that both the yield of sweet cherries (roughly 44,300 tonnes)...

    Press release

    2018-06-28

  • Relevanz: 100

    Pig population decreasing again

    As at the reference date of 3 May 2018, roughly 26.9 million pigs were kept in Germany. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was a decrease in the number of pigs of approximately 690,000, or 2.5%, following an increase of 1.5% in November 2017.

    Press release

    2018-06-28

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