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01 December 2021
View news from European Union European farmers to be reimbursed €686 million
The crisis reserve of €487.6 million was not used in 2021...
30 November 2021
View news from European Union EU CAP reform gets final approval
The reformed version aims to be greener, fairer, more flexible and transparent...
View news from European Union EU reaches agreement on collection of regional farming data
The rules will contribute to better reporting under the new CAP...
26 November 2021
View news from European Union EU lowers use of veterinary antibiotics
Overall sales of antimicrobials declined by 43.2% in 10 years...
25 November 2021
View news from European Union EU beef production and imports lower
Production is expected to contract further in 2022...
23 November 2021
View news from European Union EU parliament to vote on farm subsidies' deal
EU lawmakers who helped broker a deal with governments on reforms to the European Union's huge farming subsidy programme urged the European Parliament to make it official on Tuesday. ...
19 November 2021
View news from European Union EU Commission adopts food contingency plan
The plan will ensure citizens do not face food shortages in times of crisis...
11 November 2021
View news from European Union EFSA assessing risk of antimicrobial resistant bacteria in transport
The assessment was requested by the European Parliament's Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI)...
01 November 2021
View news from European Union Europe's agri-food trade shows solid growth in first half of 2021
Despite a slow start to the year, EU agri-food trade (exports plus imports) for January to July of 2021 came in at €183 billion, a 3.2% increase on the same period in 2020. ...
29 October 2021
View news from European Union EFSA explores AMR risks in animal transport
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is researching the risks antimicrobial resistant bacteria spreading during animal transport. ...
26 October 2021
View news from European Union MEPs make further progress on Farm to Fork strategy
Members of the European Parliament are presenting plans to revamp the EU's food systems, to produce healthier food, shore up food security, a fair income for farmers and reduce farming's environmental footprint. ...
25 October 2021
View news from European Union EU begins consultation on new animal welfare legislation
The European Commission has begun a wide public consultation as part of its efforts to revise animal welfare legislation. ...
19 October 2021
View news from European Union Opinion - "despite its commitment to gender equality, not enough has been done to mainstream gender across the EU’s policy making"
Lotte Folkesson, Chairwoman of Copa and Cogeca's women's committee celebrated, Rural Women's Day on 15 October and is calling on the European agriculture community to celebrate the role women play in sustainable farming....
14 October 2021
View news from European Union "It's time to listen to the data on the Farm-to-Fork strategy," say EU farm groups
Farming groups across the European Union have signed a joint declaration saying that the European Commission must acknowledge the significant trade-offs in the Farm-to-Fork strategy. ...
12 October 2021
View news from European Union A closer look at the EU's reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy
New policy analysis from AHDB looks at how the CAP is changing and how it compares with the UK's agriculture strategy....
11 October 2021
View news from European Union EU farmers remain concerned over Farm-to-Fork policy
EU farming union Copa and Cogeca says that the EU is deliberately delaying the publication of a technical report from the Joint Research Council on the Farm-to-Fork strategy and side-lining farmers in policy discussions....
02 October 2021
View news from European Union EU and US join Global Methane Pledge ahead of COP 26 conference
The European Union and United States have joined the Global Methane Pledge, an initiative to reduce global methane emissions that will be launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in November. ...
19 September 2021
View news from European Union EU maintains its leading position in global agri-food trade
2020 showed a notable improvement in the EU's leading position among the world's largest exporters of agri-food goods and products. ...
15 September 2021
View news from European Union EU farmers reject amendments on Farm to Fork Strategy
Following a vote by the AGRI and ENVI Committees in the European Parliament on amendments to the Farm to Fork Strategy, EU farming union Copa and Cogeca has issued a statement criticising the proposed amendments, saying many have not been sufficiently...
09 September 2021
View news from European Union Vets warn that proposed EU antibiotics rule puts animal health at risk
A proposed antibiotics rule could, "counteract the EU's efforts to combat [antibiotic resistance]," say thousands of vets and animal health experts. ...
08 September 2021
View news from European Union Opinion - The European Parliament must not make the Farm to Fork strategy untenable for the agri-food sector
Farming unions and cooperatives across the European Union have issued a joint declaration ahead of the ENVI and AGRI Committee meetings in the European Parliament on 9 September....
03 September 2021
01 September 2021
View news from European Union Opinion - There is much to be expected from the Slovenian Presidency when it comes to agriculture
Ramón Armengol, President of Cogeca, gives his take on the Slovenian Presidency's Programme for agriculture in the EU. ...
23 August 2021
View news from European Union New research finds dramatic decrease in antibiotic use for animals in the EU
A new report from the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA), European Medicines Agency (EMA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) finds that the EU's use of antibiotics in food-producing animals is now lower than it is in humans....
17 August 2021
View news from European Union EU shoppers value provenance when buying meat
The rules governing origin labelling for meat provide relevant information for EU consumers and do not pose trade barriers, according to new analysis from the European Commission....
12 August 2021
View news from European Union Opinion - EU's assessment of the Farm to Fork strategy presents inconvenient truths
The EU's Joint Research Center has released a report on the impact of the Biodiversity and Farm to Fork strategies on agriculture, and EU farming union Copa and Cogeca warns that the policy will result in an unprecedented reduction in agriculture capacity....
09 August 2021
View news from European Union AHDB: EU cattle prices remain firm
Finished cattle prices on the continent have continued to rise since January 2021, having been on an upward trajectory since July last year., writes Bethan Wilkes, analyst at AHDB. ...
21 July 2021
View news from European Union EU farming unions lobby for producers affected by recent catastrophic floods
Copa and Cogeca met Slovenian Presidency and call for continuation of CAP work and swift action in helping those affected by floods....
 
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