The internship program in Denmark is popular among students from around the world. First of all, Danish agriculture is amongst the most efficient and knowledge-based agricultural clusters in the world. It counts around 10.000 farms that produce three times the amount of food needed for the agriculture itself. It is important to mention that the Danish authorities employ one of the world's strictest agricultural control systems. All hosting farms are approved and operate according to a set of rules laid out by 3F (a trade union organization representing employees and GLS A (organization representing employees)).
*In order to hire students the company must be approved by the relevant committee of the relevant education: http://www.jordbrugetsuddannelser.dk/
Denmark is world leading when it comes to the pig industry. The country produces approx. 28 million pigs annually.
Danish agriculture is likewise characterized by an important dairy sector. Export of dairy products comprises more than 20 percent of all Danish agricultural exports.
The third most exported product in Denmark is mink skin. It is the world’s largest producer of mink skins and produces the most expensive mink skins in the world.
The poultry and egg production are characterized by a high degree of market concentration among producers and likewise an optimized production process.
Horticultural production consists mainly of open air fruits and vegetables, adding up to 63% of total production. The greenhouses production is predominantly made up of pot plants.
Denmark is a small beautiful country and the oldest kingdom in Europe with a rich, intriguing history and national dignity. The population of this Scandinavian country is only 5.5 million but they are the happiest people in the world. It has 400 named islands and you are always less than 50 km from the sea. The capital of Denmark is Copenhagen, where the well-known statue of The Little Mermaid, The Tivoli pleasure garden, and the rococodistrict, Frederiksstaden, with its royal palaces can be found.