Family Hanglberger – Essenbach-Oberwattenbach

"There is not a day in your life that you cannot take a different path"

The Oed-Sepp'n farm of the Hanglberger family is verifiably located
owned by the family since 1824. In 1999 partner farmer Sepp took over
runs the farm together with his wife Renate from his parents
this full time.

“All generations before us have the farm with them
Dairy farming as a sideline. From viticulture to that
'Day work' up to and including employment as a bricklayer were a number of occupational groups
represent. After my agricultural apprenticeship at the
Vocational school acquired the subject-related university entrance qualification. After marriage
and birth of our first son In 1992 I studied at the University of Applied Sciences
Weihenstephan Agriculture with a focus on animal production. 1994
and in 1996 Andreas and Josef enlarged our young family.
I then worked full-time for over 25 years in one
Barn equipment company as a field worker for
Agricultural building,”
says Sepp about himself.

There's a lot going on at the organic farm Hanglberger

His children actively support him at work and
his parents are also there to help and advise him. For work
care for about 50 mastoxes and 50 heifers.

“We buy weaners and male eaters for our oxen
from organic farms in the area. We have been running one since 2005
professional rearing of calves for partner companies,”
explains the Naturland farmer.

In addition to growing fodder for his cattle, he also grows rye, maize,
Bread wheat, table oats and table potatoes. hemp and field beans
can also be found in the crop rotation of the Hanglberger family. Also have
she a large meadow orchard, on which, among other things, apple and
cherry trees stand.

Switch to organic

The conversion of the farm to organic followed in 2016 because the family before
Healthy foods are important to everyone and they can now
grow best on healthy soil. A great passion of Sepp is
also the humus structure and species-appropriate animal husbandry. That's how committed he is
also join the interest groups IG Healthy Animals, IG
Healthy soil and IG Healthy liquid manure.

You can find out more about the history of the farm and lots more information here: