French MPs denounce Commission’s lack of progress on CAP reform

By |oktober 31st, 2019|agricultural subsidies, budget, CAP, CAP reform, common agricultural policy, farmers, France, Helsinki, News|

France is beginning to kick up a fuss on the issue of reforming the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which is not seeing any progress even though its format is supposed to change from 2021 onwards. EURACTIV France reports.

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The CAP has devastating effects on developing countries, report says

By |oktober 18th, 2019|Africa, CAP, CAP payments, common agricultural policy, environment, farmers, GRET, milk quotas, News, sustainable farming|

The EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) penalises local farmers and harms the environment. It continues to contribute to the injection of palm oil in milk powder, exports of soft wheat to the detriment of local products, as well as to the over-consum...

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Bordeaux winegrowers want to leave chemicals behind to save the environment

By |oktober 4th, 2019|Bordeaux, Climate Change, common agricultural policy, France, labels, News, organic agriculture, organic farming, organic wine, winegrowing, wines, Yquem|

Fewer chemical inputs tend to make the vine more robust and also ensure the terroir is better expressed in the wine's aroma, according to experts. France's vineyard sector is also interested in new grape varieties that are resistant to heat and disease...

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Agricultural sector should focus on achieving greater yield stability, experts say

By |oktober 1st, 2019|agricultural sector, Biodiversity, CAP, common agricultural policy, direct payments, environment, farmers, Germany, News, Nutrition and health, plant protection products|

Ever since the European Commission presented its proposals for the Common Agricultural Policy for 2021, negotiations have been slow. And there is still no agreement on issues related to the environment or innovation. EURACTIV Germany takes stock of a w...

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France’s path towards sustainable farming eroded by increased droughts

By |september 6th, 2019|CAP reform, Climate Change, common agricultural policy, droughts, farmers, France, heatwaves, News|

The intense drought in France has already led to the elimination of fallow fields. It has also created tensions that are not so favourable to the negotiations over the EU's new Common Agricultural Policy. EURACTIV France reports.

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German cabinet agrees on plan to ban glyphosate, increase insect protection

By |september 5th, 2019|agriculture, animal welfare, CAP, common agricultural policy, German Farmers' Association (DBV), Germany, glyphosate, insects, News, pesiticides|

The German government wants to protect insects better and completely ban the controversial weedkiller glyphosate by 2023. It also intends to introduce an animal welfare label, and unlock additional funds for CAP measures that are environmentally friend...

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French MEP: When it comes to the environment, the future CAP is regressive

By |julij 12th, 2019|CAP reform, common agricultural policy, Eco Schemes, Éric Andrieu, European Parliament, France, future eu, green farming, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV France, French MEP and vice-chair of the Socialists and Democrats (S&D) group Eric Andrieu spoke about the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and highlighted its lack of environmentally-focused provisions.

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FAO official: ‘Veganism is certainly not for everyone’

By |junij 6th, 2019|common agricultural policy, livestock, News, veganism|

Veganism is certainly not for everyone, particularly when it comes to mother and children, as it is deficient in some important minerals and vitamins, Henning Steinfeld, an official from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)...

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German farmers rely on subsidies, says young female farmer

By |junij 5th, 2019|CAP, common agricultural policy, European Council of Young Farmers (CEJA), farmers, generational change, Germany, News, young farmers|

The number of young people who want to work in agriculture is shrinking. Those who choose farming in Germany have to put up with high acquisition costs, complicated bureaucratic requirements and a modest income. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Commission calls for bioeconomy strategies to be expanded and implemented

By |april 29th, 2019|bio-based sector, bioeconomy, CAP, common agricultural policy, News, Phil Hogan|

Under the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the European Commission will not approve the national strategic plan of a member state that does not include the promotion of the bioeconomy in agriculture, the EU's farming Commissioner Phil Hogan sai...

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