Legal Notice

The following applies for the website, the twitter-channel and the instagram-channel of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL).

Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)

Bonn office

Visitor's address: Rochusstraße 1, 53123 Bonn
Postal address: Postfach (PO Box) 14 02 70, 53107 Bonn.
Phone: +49 (0)2 28 / 99 5 29 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)2 28 / 99 5 29 - 31 79

Berlin office

Visitor´s address: Wilhelmstr. 54, 10117 Berlin
Postal address: 11055 Berlin.
Phone: +49 (0) 30 / 1 85 29 - 0
Fax: +49 (0) 30 / 1 85 29 - 31 79


Overall responsibility

Referat MK3 – Internet, Soziale Medien: Bernd Schwang

Responability for Landatlas:

Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Ländliche Räume, Wald und Fischerei
Institut für Ländliche Räume: Prof. Dr. Peter Weingarten
Bundesallee 50
38116 Braunschweig

Conception, realisation, design

Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Referat MK3 - Internet, Soziale Medien; Materna GmbH; Aperto AG.


Informationstechnikzentrum Bund (ITZBund)

Information on use

No liability can be accepted for completeness, editorial and technical mistakes, omissions as well as for correctness of the contents.

No guarantee can, in particular, be given for completeness and correctness of information obtained through external links.

The providers are responsible for their own contents they make available for use according to general legislation. Cross-references to contents made available by other providers must be distinguished from these proprietary contents.

References via hyperlinks to the contents of external websites are for informational purposes only. The responsibility for these contents of external websites rests solely with the provider making available the contents. We examine the websites of other providers with great care and to the best of our knowledge and belief prior to setting such a link. However, no guarantee can be given for the completeness and correctness of information obtained through hyperlinks to external websites. The content of other websites can be modified at any time without the knowledge of the editorial office of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture.

The following rule applies to all links on these websites: we stress that we neither have any influence on the design or contents of websites of other providers accessible through links from our homepage nor do we adopt the contents as our own. This statement applies to all websites of this homepage and the links set there.

Please notify the editorial office (internet) if the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture refers to websites whose contents give cause for complaint.

The editorial office (internet) of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture reserves the right to amend, supplement or delete the information provided without prior notice.


Unless otherwise stated, the copyright for texts and pictures is owned by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture.

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Eichenblatt: domnitsky – | Weizen: margo555 – | Drohne: Scanrail – | Ei: Pineapple studio – | Dorfleben-Schild: by-studio – | Radieschen: Natika – | Glasfaserkabel: crevis – | Apfelzweig: twixx – | krummeKarotte: Stefan Körber – | Karotte: cdkproductions – | Buchenblatt: sbp321 – | Kuh: Ivonne Wierink – | Gerste: R. Tsubin – GettyImages | Biene: Alekss – | Schwein: fotomaster – | Fisch: by-studio– | Huhn: ณัฐวุฒิ เงินสันเทียะ – | Rasen: Thomas Söllner – | Himbeeren: Gresei – | Zwiebeln laplateresca – | Tomaten: coco – | Maiskolben: photocrew – | Blaubeeren: atoss – | Erbsenschote: cipariss –

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