Austria is known for its wonderful landscapes, alpine sports and rich culture. Characterized by small and medium scale farms, rich flora and fauna and large resources of water, agriculture and forestry are significant for AustriaÂ´s economy. Enterprises range from dairy, beef and sheep to arable, pig, poultry and wine. Austria supports environmentally friendly development to ensure the sustainable production of safe high quality food as well as renewable resources. Austria holds high environmental standards in agriculture and production as well as rigorous regulations for animal welfare. Austrians aim to farm in harmony with man and nature, high health and hygienic standards. Austria is known as Europe´s leading organic farming country with around 20% farmed organically.