Italy seeks extension of CAP deadlines due to coronavirus

By |marec 3rd, 2020|CAP, common agricultural policy, coronavirus, COVID-19, direct payments, News, rural development, Teresa Bellanova|

Italy's agriculture minister Teresa Bellanova has asked the European Commission for a postponement of some of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)'s administrative procedures to relieve Italian farmers stricken by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.

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CAP spending faces further €5bn cut in bloc’s budget blueprint

By |februar 17th, 2020|Charles Michel, Common Agicultural Policy, direct payments, News, rural development, second pillar|

In the latest compromise proposal for the next EU 7-year spending plan, fresh money allocated on the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) were trimmed by €7.5 billion, only partly offset by a €2.5 billion increase in direct payments to farmers.

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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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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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European Green Deal vague on pesticides, genetic engineering

By |december 13th, 2019|AGRI committee, agriclture, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, direct payments, energy and environment, ENVI committee, European Commission, European Green Deal, European Greens, European Parliament, gene editing, German Greens, GMOs, Martin Häusling, News, Pesticides, Sven Giegold, Ursula von der Leyen|

The Green Deal presented by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday (11 December) avoided two controversial agricultural issues: genetic engineering and pesticide limits. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Finland aims to put €10bn more in CAP’s second pillar

By |december 4th, 2019|CAP, CMO, common agricultural policy, Dacian Cioloş, direct payments, first pillar, Janusz Wojciechowski, News, Paolo De Castro, rural development, second pillar|

Finland's presidency proposed an EU’s seven-year budget that leaves allocations for direct payments and market measures as they were set up in Common Agricultural Policy's Commission proposal, adding €10 billion of fresh money in the rural development funds.

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German farmers will ‘have to declare bankrupcy’ if CAP direct payments are capped

By |november 26th, 2019|agriculture, Berlin, Brandenburg, CAP, common agricultural policy, direct payments, eco-scheme, environment, farmer, farmers, first pillar, Germany, News, organic farming, second pillar|

From 2021, the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is intended to be more closely linked to environmental requirements. But this could lead to large conventional farms facing existential threats. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Generational renewal in agriculture

By |november 18th, 2019|access to land, Common Agicultural Policy, digital farming, direct payments, generational renewal, News, rural areas, young farmers|

More than 31% of all farms in the EU are run by farmers older than 65, whilst young farmers represent only 6% of European agricultural community. Reversing this trend is one of the toughest challenges for the main EU farming policy.

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NYT reporting shines a spotlight on CAP delivery model

By |november 6th, 2019|Central and Eastern Europe, Common Agicultural Policy, direct payments, first pillar, Herbert Dorfmann, land-grabbing, News, Paolo De Castro|

An investigative report published in the Sunday edition of the New York Times (3 November) highlighted once again the distorting effects of farm aid provided under the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which are however intrinsic to its delivery model.

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CAP direct payments for farmers ‘free from errors’, EU Auditors say

By |oktober 8th, 2019|Common Agicultural Policy, direct payments, Klaus-Heiner Lehne, market measures, News, post-2020 CAP, rural development|

The lion's share of the current Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) spending is substantially unaffected by material errors, while a quarter of rural development EU aids are partially wrongly attributed, according to the European Court of Auditors (ECA) l...

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