Landscapes and Habitats

Low mountain range, Mecklenburg Lake District, Upper Bavaria, Black Forest, Thuringian Forest, North Sea and Baltic Sea islands, forests and agriculture. Current information and background on landscape and habitats

Topic of the week: Agriculture

Ten facts about agriculture

How many people does a farmer feed? To what extent is German agriculture organic? These facts will help you shine in any discussions on the topic.

Castle Country

Castles – the stuff of legend. Knights, epic battles and wild revelry. Even if life down the centuries wasn’t always that exciting, the ancient walls bring history alive. And the history of Burg Eltz, or Eltz castle on the river Mosel, has been very well preserved.

Germany goes organic

Organic foodstuffs are in great demand. Even discounters are responding to the trend. What do organic farmers do differently? Here’s what.