Industry and farmers expect ‘science-based’ solutions to deliver New Green Deal 

By |december 20th, 2019|agriculture industry, Biotechnology, CAP, CAP reform, European Green Deal, Innovation in Agriculture, News, precision agriculture, Precision farming|

The agri-food industry and EU farmers are calling for clarity and science-based solutions to meet their objectives as part of the EU’s recently announced European Green Deal. The new plans, combined with the ‘Farm to Fork’ strategy and a reformed...

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Land speculation squeezes out young farmers in East Germany

By |november 25th, 2019|access to land, agriculture industry, Brexit, direct EU payments, Germany, investors, lease, News, privatisation, public tenders, young farmers|

In East Germany, young farmers are finding it increasingly difficult to purchase land because significant investors are not acquiring land for agricultural purposes and because former GDR  cooperatives are being privatised. EURACTIV Germany reports. 

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Forest protection likely to be new priority for EU Parliament

By |september 12th, 2019|agriculture industry, beef, Brazil, European Commission, European Parliament, forest fires, forests, Jair Bolsonaro, News, soya|

Large areas of forest are being cleared worldwide for the agricultural industry. Although the EU requires its contracting partners to protect the environment,  it lacks the means for enforcement. Environmentalists and the European Parliament see an urgent need for action. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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