Thursday 21 January 2021

Ukraine first holds referendum on land sale to foreigner

A referendum will be held within three years on the sale of agricultural land in Ukraine to foreigners. Only then will the legal ban on sales to foreigners be withdrawn. That has the new Ukrainian Minister of Agriculture ...

Australian farmers want more foreign seasonal workers

Australia has announced a slight relaxation of work permits for foreign seasonal workers, but agricultural organizations are pushing for much more. For the imminent grain harvest, all kinds of travel restrictions ...

Farmers angry with supermarkets for being stunted with store food prices

To the anger of German dairy farmers, two dairy cooperatives have made new price agreements with supermarket chain Aldi about lower butter prices. This means that Aldi breaks previous price agreements, before the annual official price negotiations are concluded. A couple of weeks...

German pig breeders want to stop or restructure the exit premium

More than half of German pig breeders are very interested in leaving pig production in exchange for adequate financial compensation. In addition to subsidies for the modernization and conversion of stables, paid full ...

Scottish seed potatoes are not just for export to the EU

The British potato industry is in talks with the European Union about relaxing the seed potato measure, but is not very hopeful about this. Because in Great Britain some varieties are grown using techniques used in ...

European dairy industry wants to get rid of American import fine on cheese

The European dairy industry association EDA has asked the new US president Joe Biden to lift the recently introduced import duties on European cheese. European dairies and American cheese importers are complaining about serious economic damage from those ...

American poultry giants settle for tens of millions

Two of the largest poultry processors in the United States, Pilgrim's Pride and Tyson Foods, have offered a $ 75 million settlement to customers to settle price fixing claims. The scope of the settlement of ...

Britons outside of EU are now allowing gene technology research into food

The UK government has announced a consultation on allowing gene editing in agriculture and livestock. Environment Minister George Eustice said that that technology has significant benefits to nature and the environment ...

Ukraine first holds referendum on land sale to foreigner

A referendum will be held within three years on the sale of agricultural land in Ukraine to foreigners. Only then will the legal ban on sales to foreigners be withdrawn. That has the new Ukrainian Minister of Agriculture ...

Australian farmers want more foreign seasonal workers

Australia has announced a slight relaxation of work permits for foreign seasonal workers, but agricultural organizations are pushing for much more. For the imminent grain harvest, all kinds of travel restrictions ...

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