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Last of the Butter Mountain

  • March 30th, 2007
  • Posted by 7thmin

catle-in-field-small.jpgThe European union has demolished its famous butter mountain, a distinctive part of the stockpile of unsold, subsidised farm products which for decades caused trouble between Europe and its trading competitors, especially Australia. … Read More »

Moving Ahead On New-look, Still-costly Farming

  • March 30th, 2007
  • Posted by 7thmin

belgium-fram-reduced.jpgPlans for moving out of production-based agricultural support to direct payments and regional development schemes have been taken one step further – amid evidence of strong public support. … Read More »

Introducing: New Contributors to EUAustralia

  • February 23rd, 2007
  • Posted by 7thmin

subscribers-cockatoo1.jpgThree new writers have come on board providing their own perspectives on Europe, writes EUAustralia Online editor Lee Duffield. … Read More »

Rear Guard Action on Wine Changes

  • February 23rd, 2007
  • Posted by 7thmin

wine-off-site.jpgSeveral Members of the European Parliament from wine-growing countries have put up counter-proposals to hold up or deflect changes in the wine industry being put forward by the European Commission. … Read More »

Wine: Vignobles de France malgre les ifs-and-buts

  • February 11th, 2007
  • Posted by 7thmin

wine-pic-10.jpgArgument continues within the French wine market over the value, even need for the generic marketing designation, “Vignobles de France”, but it looks to be the makings of an earnest counter-attack against “New World” incursions. … Read More »

Fingers Crossed on Trade Round – NZ Minister

  • January 25th, 2007
  • Posted by 7thmin

nz-flag-smaller.gifThe New Zealand Trade Minister, Phil Goff, says there is qualified optimism about the Doha Round international trade talks getting back on track. … Read More »

Agriculture and Food Industry Jamboree Amongst World’s Biggest

  • January 22nd, 2007
  • Posted by EUA Editor

berlin-ag-resize.jpgEuropean political leaders made it to centre stage at this year’s International Green Week event, the annual show for agriculture and allied industries in Germany – held this time in the nation’s glittering, rebuilt capital.

The presence of Schmitti the green Berlin Bear, mascot of the fair, made it plain that this was an occasion for business and hoopla, not dour politics. … Read More »

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