‘Agri-tech’ spreading like wildfire across French farms

By |februar 24th, 2020|agri-tech, CAP, Digital, European Space Agency, Ferme Digitale, France, Innovation, InVivo, News, OECD, Precision farming, Smag|

Technology can already be found everywhere on French farms, but the so-called "agri-tech" trend wants to push innovation even further. Two hundred fifty of France's start-ups are already specialising in agriculture and working towards developing softwa...

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EU leaders fail to agree on first post-Brexit budget as divisions grow

By |februar 21st, 2020|CAP, Charles Michel, cohesion policy, friends of cohesion, Frugal 4, Multiannual Financial Framework, News|

EU countries failed to narrow deep differences over the bloc's next seven-year budget as a group of net contributors refused to approve bigger spending and instead pushed for big cuts for farmers and poorer regions, in a bid to fill a €75 billion hole left by Brexit.

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From Farm to Pitchfork: farmers take to Brussels streets ahead of EU summit

By |februar 21st, 2020|ASAJA, CAP, common agricultural policy, Copa-Cogeca, Farm to Fork, farmers protest, green deal, Krišjānis Kariņš, News|

Farmers from across Europe fired up their tractors and drove to Brussels on Thursday (20 February), rallying against proposed cuts in the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). They also demanded that the EU does not leave them out of the environmental...

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French agricultural sector wants to change image to convince consumers

By |februar 20th, 2020|agribashing, agriculture, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, employment, France, generational renewal, News, Pesticides, young farmers|

With this year's Salon International de l'Agriculture taking place in Paris soon, the image of the agricultural sector is at the heart of farmers' concerns, as they are struggling to recruit and complaining about so-called agribashing, a trend of dispa...

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In Paris, organic farming takes over fallow parking lots

By |februar 12th, 2020|#balancetonporc, CAP, endives, European Commission, Farm to Fork, La caverne, News, Paris, parking lots, start-ups, underground, urban redevelopment|

In Paris, as in many European cities, the number of cars is declining, which is leaving a vast amount of underground car parks empty. With its start-up project called "La Caverne", Cycloponics is reclaiming these urban territories using them as a way o...

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French Court of Auditors sounds the alarm on use of phytosanitary products

By |februar 5th, 2020|agriculture, CAP, CAP reform, common agricultural policy, Ecophyto, Édouard Philippe, France, France Strategie, French court of auditors, News, Pesticides|

In 2018 alone, the French government spent €400 million to reduce the use of pesticides, even though their use ended up increasing. France's public auditor is criticising the situation and calling on integrating agro-ecological transition objectives into the CAP. EURACTIV France reports.

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Common Agricultural Policy: How to encourage young people to get into agricultural profession?

By |februar 3rd, 2020|CAP, farmer subsidies, generational renewal, News|

EURACTIV France organised a round table to discuss the EU's Common Agricultural Policy after 2020 and the support for the renewal of generations of farmers.

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New tool for assessing soil health could help link payments with ecosystem services

By |januar 30th, 2020|CAP, CAP payments, CAP reform, ecosystem services, monitoring, News, soil, soil health, soil protection|

A UK farming technology company has teamed up with leading space industry engineers and soil biologists to create a new tool to accurately assess biodiversity and soil health on farms.

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France wants to ensure more young people benefit from CAP payments

By |januar 29th, 2020|CAP, CAP reform, common agricultural policy, European Green Deal, France, generational renewal, News, young farmers|

While less than 5% of all French farmers are under the age of 35, Paris believes that an age limit for receiving aid from the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) would make room for young people in the agricultural sector. But Brussels does not see it tha...

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EU farmers tread carefully on Green Deal, as balance with CAP is not easy stuff

By |januar 28th, 2020|CAP, CAP reform, common agricultural policy, Copa-Cogeca, European Green Deal, Farm to Fork, Herbert Dorfmann, Janusz Wojciechowski, Marija Vučković, News, Pekka Pesonen, sustainability, sustainable farming|

Policymakers are being called to take up the challenge of finding a place for bloc’s farm aid provided under the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in the ambitious new environmental flagship policy of the European Commission.

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