It is often said that farmers are always complaining. But now at least they certainly have reason to, given the prices they get for their milk and meat. Food prices have been declining for years.
As the exceptionally dry summer slowly recedes, the extent of harvest losses for German farmers has become fully apparent. The federal government has agreed to step in with financial assistance.
Portugal is exporting more and more agricultural products, such as olives, berries and citrus and tropical fruits. They are harvested by illegal workers who, increasingly, come from Africa.
Carolin Klöckner will wear the crown of the 70th German Wine Queen and represent the country's wine at home and abroad.
Moldova is Europe's poorest nation with per capita income half that of Albania. Yet since the tiny ex-Soviet state stood up to Russian bullying, it has become something of a superpower — in the wine industry.
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