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Impulses for progress

DLG – the foundation on which innovation and progress are built

The DLG (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft – German Agricultural Society) was founded by the engineer and csm_MaxEyth_cc4429e0a1author Max Eyth in the year 1885. It has over 25,000 members and is a leading Organisation in the agricultural and food sectors.

Free and independent

The DLG is an expert organisation, open to all and politically independent.

Dedicated to progress

The DLG’s mandate is to promote technical and scientific progress. With its projects and activities the DLG sets standards and provides impulses for progress.

International orientation

The DLG operates internationally. It shares knowledge and expertise worldwide with leading international practitioners, experts and other specialist organisations.

Its activity areas are

DLG Test Center Machinery and Farm Inputs

With a broad product range of tests, the DLG provides clear information on tested equipment and machinery. These tests form the foundation for impartial information for practitioners. The measurements are based on international standards and norms as well as tests developed in-house, building on practical requirements.

The DLG Test Center is accredited and notified nationally and internationally. Based in Gross-Umstadt, it develops state-of-the-art measuring techniques and efficient test facilities.

The DLG exhibitions offer a platform for presenting innovations, modern products, methods and services and for fostering intensive dialogue. Please see the overview of current and future exhibitions here:

Solutions for the future

At DLG 200 full-time staff and 3,000 voluntary experts together develop solutions for the challenges facing the sector. The over 80 committees, work groups and commissions form the foundation for expertise and continuity in specialist technical work.

Round table exchanges of experience

The DLG’s committees are made up across branches, generations and regions and explore production technologies, business administration, management and quality assurance.