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Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft – German Agricultural Society

DLG Test Center Machinery & Farm Inputs

The DLG Test Centre in Groß-Umstadt provides farmers with information that is an important decision-making aid for investments and practical use.

DLG Test Center Machinery & Farm Inputs

Around 3,000 experts contribute their know-how on a voluntary basis to committees, commissions and quality audits.


The DLG exhibitions offer a platform for presenting innovations, modern products, methods and services and for fostering intensive dialogue.

Current News: Agriculture

DLG working groups capture requirements and identify solutions for optimising both plant variety testing and the national listing of varieties in Eastern Europe


Lack of independent high-quality plant variety comparisons – Transparency in variety testing and professional competence for on-farm variety tests needed

AGRITECHNICA ASIA and HORTI ASIA: Event and trade fair program for 2021/2022


Leading trade fairs for Southeast Asia with attractive event formats – “AGRITECHNICA ASIA and HORTI ASIA Regional Summit” in 2021 – “AGRITECHNICA ASIA Live” in March 2022 – AGRITECHNICA ASIA and HORTI ASIA in May 2022 ...

AGRITECHNICA postponed until March 2022


New dates: From 27th February to 5th March 2022 – Exhibitions require planning certainty – Agricultural machinery industry backs the world-leading exhibition

Digital Agriculture

Opportunities. Risks. Acceptance.

DLG-Testcenter Food

The DLG food product tests supply consumers with neutral and independent findings regarding the quality of food products.

DLG Competence Center Food

The Competence Center offers a broad range of events, expert conferences, seminars and training courses.


DLG organizes a large number of events for the food industry every year.

Current News: Food

Food Industry Technology Show Korea 2021


The trade fair for international food technology opens its doors for the second time in Seoul (South Korea) from 24 to 27 November 2021 - Parallel to Coex Food Week - German Pavilion joint stand - Booming Asian food ...

International FoodTec Award 2021 Announcement of award winners


International DLG Food Technology Award for pioneering development in terms of innovation, sustainability and efficiency – 20 award winners –

Anuga FoodTec postponed to April 2022 due to pandemic


The pandemic and associated travel and event restrictions have also had an impact on Anuga FoodTec, which was originally scheduled for March 2021. After extensive discussions with industry participants and the German ...


Sorghum millet: Underestimated crop

Like maize, sorghum is a C4 plant. These can achieve high biomass growth in warm and radiant weather. Sorghum's exceptional drought tolerance is based on waxy leaves and a root system that reaches up to 2 m deep, which also enables good nutrient…

Humus: Facts and myths

Everything flows! - So the philosophy goes. A parallel to agriculture can be found in the humus content of the soil. This follows a "flow" equilibrium of supply and decomposition of organic matter. Flow equilibrium means that there is a feedback…

Crisis management: Six tips for more optimism

Of course, there is the cheerful person who has seen the good in the world since childhood. Or the optimist, whose character is simply positive from the ground up. Positive thinking comes rather easily to such people from the outset. Unfortunately,…

DLG AgriFuture Insights

DLG-Agrifuture Insights supplies essential information for agribusiness and farmers from the world’s most important agricultural regions. 

DLG Agrifuture News

DLG Agrifuture is the online information magazine for European agribusiness of the German Agricultural Society (DLG).