Dienstleistungszentrum Ländlicher Raum (DLR - service center in the rural area): The main focus of the service center is on land development and rural land management, investment and market advancement for agricultural enterprises, as well as counselling for the cultivation of steep slope vineyards. These tasks are grouped into separate departments.
The “DLR Mosel” (service center in the rural area), based in Bernkastel-Kues, is one of the 6 service centers maintained by the federal Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport, Agriculture and Viticulture. The service centers carry out tasks of land development and rural land management, agricultural, viticultural and horticultural consultation and trials with different focal points. Due to the unity of official counseling and education, the vocational schools of agricultural subjects are integrated into the service centers.