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EU crisis fund limited open to damage from Ukraine support

The European Commission has proposed a limited opening of the agricultural crisis fund of 450 million euros to farmers affected by...

Brussels threatens EU countries with fines for lax approach to environmental pollution

The European Commission is threatening to take six EU countries to the highest EU court because they do not do enough about soil and air pollution.

Eight EU countries are trying to stop restrictions on livestock transport

Eight livestock-exporting EU countries are trying to stop a ban on livestock transports longer than eight hours. Due to their resistance, there is still...

Spain wants more bio-security against ASF on pig farms

Spain believes that biosecurity measures in livestock and agriculture should be tightened up. According to Spanish Agriculture Minister Luis Planas,…

Kyriakides still puts less fertilizer in farm-to-fork on EU agenda

EU health commissioner Stella Kyriakides has finally put farm-to-table laws on the agenda of next Wednesday's weekly commissioners meeting.

Wojciechowski looking for extra EU subsidy for European farmers

European Agriculture Commissioner Wojciechowski expects 'soon' EU decisions on more financial support for agriculture, in addition to the emergency aid and state aid promised earlier.

European farmers now want to grow grain on all free fields

European Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski and a group of European experts have drafted an agri-action package against the possible consequences of...

NATO countries send more weapons and troops to border with Russia

US President Joe Biden said last week that he would "soon" send a small number of military personnel to Eastern European countries and NATO allies.

Poland builds fence at Belarus border to stop people smuggling

Poland started building a fence along the border with Belarus on Tuesday to prevent illegal migrants from entering…

European Parliament wants pay gap for women smaller and higher pension

The European Parliament wants measures to close the pay gap of working women, as well as to tackle domestic violence against women.


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