New UK farming bill guarantees subsidies for 2020

By |januar 13th, 2020|CAP reform, DEFRA, direct payments, EU-UK trade talks, National Farmers’ Union, News|

The UK government has introduced new legislation which ensures that farming subsidies will continue to be paid to UK farmers for 2020. The Direct Payments to Farmers Bill, which was introduced in Parliament on Thursday (9 January), gives governments ac...

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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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CAP reform: harnessing the power of innovation for a greener EU agriculture

By |december 20th, 2019|big data, Biodiversity, bioeconomy, CAP, CAP reform, climate, EU budget, European Parliament, News, Pesticides, Poland, smart farming|

Agriculture in the European Union after 2020 must be encouraged to adopt innovative tools to meet growing environmental challenges, but this requires modernisation, money and knowledge, EURACTIV Poland reports.

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The impact of the new CAP on organic farming

By |december 20th, 2019|CAP reform, environmental protection, European Commission, Food labelling, Janusz Wojciechowski, News, organic farming, Pesticides, Poland|

With organic agriculture increasingly gaining recognition in the EU as providing benefits to farmers, consumers and the environment, EURACTIV.pl explores how the new CAP proposal works to support the promotion of this type of production.

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Smaller farms needed to ‘restore the balance’ in EU agriculture, expert says

By |december 19th, 2019|CAP reform, direct payments, European Union, Józef Chojnicki, News, Poland|

The issue of soils in Europe demonstrates the problems and shortcomings of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) well. The future of agriculture in the European Union depends on solving them. EURACTIV Poland reports.

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Parliament urges cuts in pesticide use to save Europe’s pollinators

By |december 19th, 2019|bees, CAP reform, EU Pollinators Initiative, Food security, News, Pesticides, pollinators, Stella Kyriakides|

In a resolution adopted yesterday, the European Parliament called on the EU executive Commission to beef up its Pollinators Initiative, saying EU-wide mandatory pesticide reduction targets are needed to halt the decline in species.

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Environment and climate issues take precedence in new CAP proposal

By |december 17th, 2019|CAP, CAP reform, climate, common agricultural policy, European Union, News, Poland, Research and Development|

Climate and environmental problems and their prevention are one of the main elements of the new multiannual EU budget proposed by the European Commission after 2020. The common agricultural policy takes account of them very strongly, and even more so t...

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Climate change prevention measures in the new CAP

By |december 16th, 2019|CAP, CAP reform, Climate Change, environment, EU budget, European Commission, Innovation in Agriculture, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Poland|

The new Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union for 2021-2027 will focus even more on climate and environmental issues, particularly affecting Polish and European agriculture. EURACTIV Poland provides you with its Special Report.

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Will Germany’s sheep farming industry die out?

By |november 29th, 2019|agriculture, CAP reform, farmer subsidies, Germany, mother sheep premium, News, sheep farming, shepherds|

Since the German government abolished the mother sheep premium in 2005, shepherds have been suffering financially. But given that 22 other EU member states still award such a premium and since Germany could reintroduce such a bonus at any given time, s...

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‘Burdensome administration’ means young farmers are missing out on EU subsidies 

By |november 18th, 2019|agricultural subsidies, CAP, CAP reform, farm subsidies, News, young farmers|

Young farmers accessing land via non-conventional contracts are eligible for EU subsidies, according to the European Commission. But in practice, burdensome administrative constraints often outweighs any financial advantage, meaning that landowners are...

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