The official name of the country is the Kingdom of the Netherlands. King Willem-Alexander is the king of the nation.
Holland actually only means the two provinces of Noord-Holland and Zuid-Holland. However, the name is often used when all of the Netherlands is meant. Netherlands means low-lying country; the name Holland (from Houtland, or “Wooded Land”) was originally given to one of the medieval cores of what later became the modern state and is still used for 2 of its 12 provinces (Noord-Holland and Zuid-Holland).
The Netherlands is a parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarch the kingdom includes its former colonies in the Lesser Antilles: Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten.
The capital is Amsterdam and the seat of government The Hague.
The main food crops are barley, corn, potatoes, sugar beets, and wheat. Potatoes are the main crop by volume, and in 1999 Dutch farmers produced 8.2 million metric tons of the crop.
The agricultural sector in the Netherlands constitutes around 10 per cent of the Dutch economy and employs more than 660.000 people, 50.000 of which are farmers.
Fruit and vegetables (including potatoes) are the most popular Dutch products in foreign markets, accounting for over 13% of total exports in 2017. Meat and meat products represent nearly 12% of exports, while ornamental plants and dairy products and eggs each account for 10%.
Your main responsibility will be feeding and taking care of the pigs-insemination, castration and other. Normally working hours from 7 am to 16 pm, where you will have 2 breaks during the day
Your main responsibility will be feeding and milking the cows and small calves. All farms are equipped with modern milking systems, that include automatized machines. The program includes 2-3 milkings per day.
Your main responsibility will be feeding, taking care of chickens, collect and sort the eggs. All farms are equipped with modern stables. Working hours are from 7 am to 16 pm with 2 breakes during the day
Your main responsibilities will be providing support for the head chef, ensure the tidiness of the establishment, catering duties, preparation of food and daily tasks.
Your main responsibilities will be checking the quality of food products and controlling specific processes in the factory.
Germany welcomes university students and graduates of agricultural, hospitality and food technology higher educational for on-the-job training in the different sectors.
It is a great chance to see developed, technological and modernized facilities, firms and organizations from the inside and gain very valuable experience in your profession. Agriculture and tourism are the most accessible sectors for practical training in Germany.