State Elections in Sachsen-Anhalt - Farmers' Association annual meeting - several campaigning politicians are guest speakers

agriculture is a major part of the economy. The average size of a farm in Sachsen-Anhalt is 279 ha (Germany 55.8 ha)this is a heritage of the GDR agriculture, but the concentration of properties continues due to the world wide investment in agricultural land. In Germany the number of farms reduces 2.2 % per year.

the average pork farm in S-A has 1,666 animals (Germany 459)
the average chicken farm in S-A has 12,739 animals (Germany 2132)