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US Farm Bill – EU Critical

  • February 2nd, 2007
  • Posted by 7thmin

us-flag-reduced.gifA proposed new American Farm Bill offering reductions in some areas of agricultural support has drawn a negative first response from the European Union. … 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 »

Window On Farm-think …

  • January 20th, 2007
  • Posted by EUEditor

fischer-boel-reduced.jpgThe executive person with most say on farm policy in the EU, Mariann Fisher Boel, EC Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, says she is opening her thinking to all who might want to engage with her.

Sample the Commissioner’s blog on http://blogs.ec.europa/fischer-boel … Read More »

Drive for a catch-up on bio-fuels

  • January 20th, 2007
  • Posted by 7thmin

fields-resize.jpgDeclaration of a target for bio-fuel production in the EU January Energy Package (10.1.07) aims to make up for a lackluster performance since promotion of energy crops began in 2003.

Europe is now subsidising production of crops for fuel at the level of EU 45 (A$72.48; Dcerates) per hectare, and has declared that by 2020 biofuels should account for at least 10% of transport fuel usage. … Read More »

EU Promoting Food Sales, Organics and Happy Animals

  • December 13th, 2006
  • Posted by 7thmin

resize.jpgEuropean food and wine sellers are to get a big boost for promotion of their products on major world markets – with a fifty percent EU subsidy for costs of the campaign. … Read More »

Simplification of Agricultural Aid

  • December 9th, 2006
  • Posted by EUEditor

livestock-resize-200.jpgFurther steps were registered this week (6.12.06) on the simplification of regulation and management of industry assistance, when the European Commission adopted new rules on state aid to the agricultural sector. … Read More »

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