Slovenia - Agriculture

Given the mountainous terrain of the country, with forests accounting for more than 50 percent of the territory, agriculture accounted for just about 4 percent of GDP in 1998, with dairy farming and livestock (cattle, sheep, and poultry) dominating this sector. Major crops include cereals such as corn and wheat, potatoes, sugar beets, and fruits (particularly grapes). Agriculture in

Slovenia was much less collectivized (state-owned) than in other Eastern European countries, and consequently did not suffer greatly from market reforms. The country exports some beverages, particularly wine, and food, mainly to EU markets.

User Contributions:

Report this comment as inappropriate
Aug 15, 2011 @ 7:07 am
pls. inform me about the using of fertigation in SLOVENIA,
Also about the crops under the greenhouses there.
thank you

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic: