The Spanish agricultural sector currently accounts for 2.7% of GDP according to Eurostat data.
“The agricultural sector in Spain is a strategic sector for its economic, social and environmental impact. To this we must join the great diversity and quality of our agricultural productions, as well as the degree of specialization and technology of our farms", commented Manuel Melgarejo, President of the company Corteva Agriscience in Spain and Portugal.
We have the challenge of feeding a growing population and agriculture is a much more technified sector than we think. Digitization is key to supplying the planet and making agriculture more sustainable and profitable for both consumer and farmer.
Spain is the second largest country in the European Union for agricultural land, with 13% of the agricultural area. In addition, our agriculture ranks second in terms of production, with more than 25 billion euros in 2018. Figures that reflect the relevance of agriculture in Spain. It is the second largest agricultural production country in Europe.