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One third of maize acreage for biogas (DE)


Maize grows for energy production in biogas plants on approximately 829.000 hectare in Germany which corresponds, as in 2012,  to one third of the total maize cultivation area. 

The  German Maize Committee (DMK, Deutsche Maiskomitee e.V.) bases its report on a market research study by the Kleffmann Group. According to this study, farmers cultivated maize on a total of 2,49 million hectare in 2013.

Source: Agrar Heute

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