Chilly weather leads to soaring asparagus prices in Germany

Chilly weather leads to soaring asparagus prices in Germany

Every year the Germans seem to be driven wild by an unlikely hero: white asparagus. But this year, the cold and damp spring means customers have had to fork out a bit more to get their hands on some stalks of this ‘edible ivory’.

‘I want to know origin of my grapes’: Amazon loses fruit and veg ruling in German court

‘I want to know origin of my grapes’: Amazon loses fruit and veg ruling in German court

Germany to be ‘first country’ to end shredding of male chicks

Germany to be ‘first country’ to end shredding of male chicks

Mecklenburg wolves allowed to devour €150,000 in livestock

Mecklenburg wolves allowed to devour €150,000 in livestock

Going back to old school organic farming

Going back to old school organic farming

Germany to let in foreign farm workers after alarm over coronavirus border closures

Germany to let in foreign farm workers after alarm over coronavirus border closures

‘Life here is worth living’: Meet Germany’s countryside influencers

‘Life here is worth living’: Meet Germany’s countryside influencers

Germany and France to push EU to end shredding of male chicks

Germany and France to push EU to end shredding of male chicks

German farmers shut down streets in nationwide protest against government plans

German farmers shut down streets in nationwide protest against government plans

Sparks fly as Germany’s climate plan hits rural landscapes

Sparks fly as Germany’s climate plan hits rural landscapes

Drought warning: Could eastern Germany run out of water?

Drought warning: Could eastern Germany run out of water?

Germany allows slaughter of male chicks to continue

Germany allows slaughter of male chicks to continue

Heatwave could lead to rising food prices, farmers warn

Heatwave could lead to rising food prices, farmers warn

Spargelzeit! Sunshine kicks off asparagus season in Germany

Spargelzeit! Sunshine kicks off asparagus season in Germany

Number of partridges, other birds have dropped by 80 percent: report

Number of partridges, other birds have dropped by 80 percent: report

German chemical giant in talks to buy Monsanto

German chemical giant in talks to buy Monsanto

Berlin refuses legal ban on shredding chicks

Berlin refuses legal ban on shredding chicks

French farmers block German, Spanish trucks

French farmers block German, Spanish trucks

Germany ‘to ban’ pregnant cow slaughter

Germany ‘to ban’ pregnant cow slaughter

Shepherds issued emergency wolf kit

Shepherds issued emergency wolf kit

Bavarian farmer diapers cow over EU rules plan

Bavarian farmer diapers cow over EU rules plan

Göttingen’s “geep” is one-of-a-kind

Göttingen’s “geep” is one-of-a-kind

German milk cups flow over after Russia ban

German milk cups flow over after Russia ban

Farmers ‘not to get full sanction compensation’

Farmers ‘not to get full sanction compensation’

‘Garden rage’ and rules rock allotment idyll

‘Garden rage’ and rules rock allotment idyll

Sausages contain dangerous bacteria

Sausages contain dangerous bacteria

Maize lunch ‘makes cow burps better for climate’

Maize lunch ‘makes cow burps better for climate’

Child porn scandal sparks coalition crisis

Child porn scandal sparks coalition crisis

‘Land grab’ ups prices in eastern Germany

‘Land grab’ ups prices in eastern Germany

Whale meat sold at Berlin ‘Green Week’

Whale meat sold at Berlin ‘Green Week’

Crop failures push up German food prices

Crop failures push up German food prices

Wolf-hit shepherds call for sheepdog subsidies

Wolf-hit shepherds call for sheepdog subsidies

Shredding ban saves one-day-old male chicks

Shredding ban saves one-day-old male chicks

Porsche tractor fans see 50 years of nostalgia

Porsche tractor fans see 50 years of nostalgia

Cold, wet, spring pushes potato prices up

Cold, wet, spring pushes potato prices up

Pesticides kill more river life than was thought

Pesticides kill more river life than was thought

Udderly charming: cow beauty contest

Udderly charming: cow beauty contest

Farmers cannot tend crops in soggy fields

Farmers cannot tend crops in soggy fields

Germany ‘lags behind on organic farming’

Germany ‘lags behind on organic farming’

Organic label calls for return to ‘real farming’

Organic label calls for return to ‘real farming’

Cancer-causing fungus found in raw milk

Cancer-causing fungus found in raw milk

Milk banned from cows given carcinogenic feed

Milk banned from cows given carcinogenic feed

Prosecutors crack ‘systematic egg fraud’

Prosecutors crack ‘systematic egg fraud’

Pig farmers ignore EU animal protection laws

Pig farmers ignore EU animal protection laws

Live pigsty film provokes fury at ‘animal hell’

Live pigsty film provokes fury at ‘animal hell’

Bigger vineyards ‘a threat’ to German wine

Bigger vineyards ‘a threat’ to German wine

Ilse Aigner: Bavaria’s dirndl-wearing ‘dinosaur’

Ilse Aigner: Bavaria’s dirndl-wearing ‘dinosaur’

Pesticides can trigger Parkinson’s disease

Pesticides can trigger Parkinson’s disease

Dairy cows producing more milk than ever

Dairy cows producing more milk than ever

Supermarkets put up milk prices by 20 pc

Supermarkets put up milk prices by 20 pc

ThyssenKrupp wins billion-euro factory deal

ThyssenKrupp wins billion-euro factory deal

Farmers prepare for EU subsidy cuts

Farmers prepare for EU subsidy cuts

Greens put factory farms onto election menu

Greens put factory farms onto election menu

Farmer starts ‘accidental cannabis plantation’

Farmer starts ‘accidental cannabis plantation’

WWF: We’re all eating GM-based meat

WWF: We’re all eating GM-based meat

Scientists search for stinky schnitzel solution

Scientists search for stinky schnitzel solution

Plant wildflowers not corn, say beekeepers

Plant wildflowers not corn, say beekeepers

Town pigeon numbers hit hard by renovation

Town pigeon numbers hit hard by renovation

Crop circle feud leaves farmer fuming

Crop circle feud leaves farmer fuming

Half of field birds gone, modern farms to blame

Half of field birds gone, modern farms to blame

Weather and mice hit grain harvests

Weather and mice hit grain harvests

Germany will fight to keep total GM food ban

Germany will fight to keep total GM food ban

Dairy farmers sour after Aldi slashes milk prices

Dairy farmers sour after Aldi slashes milk prices

Most fertilizers ‘contain too much uranium’

Most fertilizers ‘contain too much uranium’

Germans each chuck out 82 kilos of food a year

Germans each chuck out 82 kilos of food a year

Müller and Pepsi unite to bring Yanks yoghurt

Müller and Pepsi unite to bring Yanks yoghurt

Giving sausage a face

Giving sausage a face

Virus lays low thousands of farm animals

Virus lays low thousands of farm animals

Last GM crop developer leaves German soil

Last GM crop developer leaves German soil

Chicken infected with antibiotic-resistant germs

Chicken infected with antibiotic-resistant germs

Spanish sue Hamburg for E.coli cucumber warning

Spanish sue Hamburg for E.coli cucumber warning

Oniony pig farts legal, court rules

Oniony pig farts legal, court rules

Antibiotics for poultry widespread in NRW

Antibiotics for poultry widespread in NRW

Cows can’t go home for fear of Hessian herpes

Cows can’t go home for fear of Hessian herpes

Farm girls calendar shows pick of the crop

Farm girls calendar shows pick of the crop

Salad growers to get half their losses in aid

Salad growers to get half their losses in aid

Two-year-old boy dies from E. coli

Two-year-old boy dies from E. coli

Farm behind E. coli not likely to face prosecution

Farm behind E. coli not likely to face prosecution

Warming climate causes honeybees to oversleep flower bloom

Warming climate causes honeybees to oversleep flower bloom

Deadly E. coli found on bean sprouts

Deadly E. coli found on bean sprouts

E. coli death toll hits 30

E. coli death toll hits 30

E. coli panic hits Lübeck hard

E. coli panic hits Lübeck hard

Authorities expect more E. coli deaths

Authorities expect more E. coli deaths

E. coli deaths rise as mystery deepens

E. coli deaths rise as mystery deepens

Farmers set to sue over E. coli warning

Farmers set to sue over E. coli warning

Farms getting bigger and fewer, figures show

Farms getting bigger and fewer, figures show

Japanese food import checks tightened

Japanese food import checks tightened

Urban beekeeping gets Berlin buzzing

Urban beekeeping gets Berlin buzzing

Animal protection means higher food prices, minister says

Animal protection means higher food prices, minister says

Farmers angry over minister’s animal protection plan

Farmers angry over minister’s animal protection plan

Group urges Germans to become ‘part-time vegetarians’

Group urges Germans to become ‘part-time vegetarians’

Cost of groceries to keep climbing

Cost of groceries to keep climbing

In praise of the Sunday roast

In praise of the Sunday roast

Aigner calls for state support at dioxin summit

Aigner calls for state support at dioxin summit

Another 1,000 farms closed for dioxin

Another 1,000 farms closed for dioxin

Farmers call for action amid €100 mln losses

Farmers call for action amid €100 mln losses

China bans pork, eggs as dioxin scandal grows

China bans pork, eggs as dioxin scandal grows

Organic food demand soars amid dioxin scare

Organic food demand soars amid dioxin scare

High levels of dioxin found in German pork

High levels of dioxin found in German pork

Merkel referees dioxin scandal bickering

Merkel referees dioxin scandal bickering

Farms given all-clear in dioxin scare

Farms given all-clear in dioxin scare

Aigner to crack down on animal feed production

Aigner to crack down on animal feed production

Government to crack down after dioxin scandal

Government to crack down after dioxin scandal

Global concern about dioxin meat grows

Global concern about dioxin meat grows

Dioxin contamination 77 times safe level

Dioxin contamination 77 times safe level

Dioxin farm scandal spreads to UK

Dioxin farm scandal spreads to UK

US considered trade war over GM crops

US considered trade war over GM crops

Dioxin scandal spreads

Dioxin scandal spreads

Firm admits mistake in farm dioxin scandal

Firm admits mistake in farm dioxin scandal

Biofuels give German brewers a hangover

Biofuels give German brewers a hangover

Boar piglet learns to moo with new cow family

Boar piglet learns to moo with new cow family

Small wine harvest to boost vintage’s price

Small wine harvest to boost vintage’s price

Dioxin shuts farms, forces hen cull

Dioxin shuts farms, forces hen cull

Bavarian farmers try to make agriculture sexy with pinups

Bavarian farmers try to make agriculture sexy with pinups

Munich firm patents ‘night milk’ to help the sleepless

Munich firm patents ‘night milk’ to help the sleepless

German farm girls calendar offers rustic erotica

German farm girls calendar offers rustic erotica

Scrap EU farm subsidies to help poor, Niebel demands

Scrap EU farm subsidies to help poor, Niebel demands

Bavarian cornfield swastika stokes fears of neo-Nazi resurgence

Bavarian cornfield swastika stokes fears of neo-Nazi resurgence

Illegal pesticides found on German produce

Illegal pesticides found on German produce

Farmer blockade stalls Munich’s Olympic bid

Farmer blockade stalls Munich’s Olympic bid

Aigner speaks out against biological patents

Aigner speaks out against biological patents

Farmers fear for crops as summer heat continues

Farmers fear for crops as summer heat continues

Banned GM corn growing in seven states

Banned GM corn growing in seven states

Bee colonies wiped out by killer parasite

Bee colonies wiped out by killer parasite

Chicken shortage forces Easter bunny to import eggs

Chicken shortage forces Easter bunny to import eggs

Taste for cheap eats worries German food producers

Taste for cheap eats worries German food producers

Berlin’s Green Week begins amid GM controversy

Berlin’s Green Week begins amid GM controversy

Organic food sector stagnates amid tough economy

Organic food sector stagnates amid tough economy

German vintners report ‘small but fine’ grape harvest

German vintners report ‘small but fine’ grape harvest

Erotic farm girls calendar aims to make agriculture alluring

Erotic farm girls calendar aims to make agriculture alluring

One tonne of fish dead after dairy farmer protest

One tonne of fish dead after dairy farmer protest

Dairy farmers flood fields with milk to protest of low prices

Dairy farmers flood fields with milk to protest of low prices

Sheep shearers battle it out for fleece title

Sheep shearers battle it out for fleece title

Consumers get ‘No Genetic Engineering’ label for food

Consumers get ‘No Genetic Engineering’ label for food

EU sues Germany over Bavarian farm subsidies

EU sues Germany over Bavarian farm subsidies

Berlin clears way for EU approval of cloned meat

Berlin clears way for EU approval of cloned meat

Angry dairy farmers to get tax relief

Angry dairy farmers to get tax relief

Dairy farms under threat as milk prices slide

Dairy farms under threat as milk prices slide

Milk price row moves Merkel to meet farmers

Milk price row moves Merkel to meet farmers

States pushing for tougher penalties for rotten meat

States pushing for tougher penalties for rotten meat

Dairy farmers go on hunger strike outside chancellery

Dairy farmers go on hunger strike outside chancellery

Dairy farmers threaten strike over retail pricing

Dairy farmers threaten strike over retail pricing

Farmers demand swine flu name change

Farmers demand swine flu name change

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Germany approves GM potato trial

Berserk bovine injures children after farm break out

Berserk bovine injures children after farm break out

Bees stressed out by spring flower glut

Bees stressed out by spring flower glut

Berlin bans genetically modified crops

Berlin bans genetically modified crops

Vechta named egg capital of Germany

Vechta named egg capital of Germany

Milk prices threaten 30,000 dairy farms

Milk prices threaten 30,000 dairy farms

Germans eat three more eggs for Easter

Germans eat three more eggs for Easter

Berlin mulls genetically modified corn ban

Berlin mulls genetically modified corn ban

Agency says Germans should eat less meat

Agency says Germans should eat less meat

Saxony slaughters 1,400 farm fowl after bird flu outbreak

Saxony slaughters 1,400 farm fowl after bird flu outbreak

Germany’s largest pumpkin weighs in at 604 kilos

Germany’s largest pumpkin weighs in at 604 kilos

Bavarian hotel offers a field of dreams

Bavarian hotel offers a field of dreams

Water buffalo move into soggy Brandenburg

Water buffalo move into soggy Brandenburg

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Germany regrets ‘lost opportunity’ at WTO talks

Merkel: G8 to tackle food crisis

Merkel: G8 to tackle food crisis

German dairy farmers ask for EU aid

German dairy farmers ask for EU aid

Bavarian police arrest 50 for destroying GM corn field

Bavarian police arrest 50 for destroying GM corn field

Dairy leader calls for end to German milk strike

Dairy leader calls for end to German milk strike

German dairies demand nationwide price hike

German dairies demand nationwide price hike

Milk supplies drying up amid German price row

Milk supplies drying up amid German price row

Germans seen hoarding milk amid dairy strike

Germans seen hoarding milk amid dairy strike

Dairy farmers expect Germany to feel milk strike pinch

Dairy farmers expect Germany to feel milk strike pinch

German milk strike spills across Europe

German milk strike spills across Europe

Researchers find key to deadly bee disease

Researchers find key to deadly bee disease

Organic food ‘to become luxury again’ in Germany

Organic food ‘to become luxury again’ in Germany