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10 July 2020
View news from European Union EU's agriculture sector fares well despite pandemic
Despite the emerging COVID-19 crisis during the opening months of 2020, the European Union's agri-food trade remained strong and stable. ...
08 July 2020
View news from European Union SmartAgriHubs begins open call for digital agriculture innovation
The Restart and Expand projects from SmartAgriHubs promises to bring over 150 partners in the European agri-food sector together to foster innovation, sustainability and success....
View news from European Union Carbon Cowboys join Farm Gate podcast in exclusive interview
In an exclusive interview, the film director and producer, Peter Byck, talks to Farm Gate reporter, ffinlo Costain, about his latest series of short films....
03 July 2020
View news from European Union CAP framework will stay until 2022 - European Council
The European Council will extend current Common Agriculture Policy rules until the end of 2022. ...
02 July 2020
View news from European Union EU Farmer Confidence Barometer explores the phenomenon of "agri-bashing"
Over 30 percent of French and German farmers are reported as feeling demotivated because of “agri-bashing”. ...
01 July 2020
View news from European Union Researchers measure EU farmer confidence in the early stages of COVID-19
The EU Farmers Confidence Barometer survey was carried out over the first semester of 2020 across ten EU Member States and showed a slight lift in farmers’ moods compared to that of autumn 2019. ...
26 June 2020
View news from European Union European Parliament starts animal transport inquiry after reported welfare breaches
The European Parliament will establish a 12-month inquiry committee investigating enforcement failures in animal transport. ...
19 June 2020
View news from European Union EU debates COVID-19 stimulus strategy
European Union leaders began the process of approving sweeping stimulus packages for European countries that have been hammered by the coronavirus....
16 June 2020
View news from European Union PM Johnson says Brexit deal feasible in July
Leaders from the UK and EU agreed on 15 June that talks on their future trading relationship should be stepped up to close a deal, with Boris Johnson suggesting a formal agreement could be reached in July with, “a bit of oomph”....
15 June 2020
View news from European Union Brexit deadlock remains as new round of negotiations begin
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will begin a fresh round of negotiations with EU leaders on 15 June, keen to finalise the future of the EU-UK relationship....
13 June 2020
12 June 2020
View news from European Union UK will not introduce full border checks with EU
The United Kingdom has abandoned its plans to instate full border checks with the European Union on 1 January....
05 June 2020
View news from European Union EU farmland biodiversity continues to decline despite policy efforts
EU auditors report that despite specific CAP measures, biodiversity on EU farmland continues to decline. ...
View news from European Union EU increases funding for farmers as part of recovery effort
The EU has pledged increased funding to support farmers and fishermen in an effort to transition to a green economy after the coronavirus crisis. ...
29 May 2020
View news from European Union Trouw Nutrition launches €10,000 HealthyLife Grant for sustainable dairy farming
Trouw Nutrition unveils its €10,000 grant to celebrate sustainable dairy professionals who are passionate about improving herd resilience and lifetime productivity. ...
13 May 2020
View news from European Union SmartAgriHubs project launches "Respond" open call
The SmartAgriHubs project is launching Respond, its first open call....
View news from European Union AI technology reduces antibiotic treatment to a minimum in dairy cattle
New artificial intelligence software from Connecterra alerts producers to ailing cows and can improve welfare and decrease antibiotic use. ...
05 May 2020
View news from European Union EU takes crucial steps to shore up agri-food sector
The European Commission takes action by enacting exceptional measures to support the agriculture and food sectors affected by the COVID-19 crisis. ...
04 May 2020
View news from European Union Greenpeace calls for EU to scrap the CAP
Greenpeace calls for a new farm subsidy system for post-coronavirus Europe....
24 April 2020
View news from European Union Joint IDF and ICAR initiative to improve consistency in milk somatic cell counting
The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has announced the launch of the first certified reference materials for somatic cell counting in milk, an integral part in a joint project of the International Dairy Federation (IDF) and the International...
23 April 2020
View news from European Union EU unveils €80 million support package for farmers amid COVID-19
After the European Commission unveils its aid package for the agri-food sector, farmers say that the support isn’t fit-for-purpose....
16 April 2020
View news from European Union EU auditors take first steps to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic
Mitigating the COVID-19 outbreak using EU structural funds requires a balance between more flexibility and accountability, say Auditors....
09 April 2020
View news from European Union Panic buying – can our food system cope with demand?
With media outlets showing empty grocery stores and hinting at potential food shortages due to panic buying, Farm Gate host ffinlo Costain sits down with Roland Bonney of FAI Farms and Jo White of Behaviour Change for Animals to discuss the psychology...
08 April 2020
View news from European Union EU farm chief delays import curbs and green reforms
The European Union’s chief agriculture official said it was premature to restrict beef imports after industry groups called for additional support measures while battling COVID-19....
06 April 2020
View news from European Union Delving into “less and better” meat
When talking about sustainable meat, we often hear the phrase “less and better” as the guiding principle – but what does that mean in reality?...
05 April 2020
View news from European Union Free remote Ration Performance Monitoring service now open to all
Alltech and Keenan have announced the launch of a new InTouch service that allows UK dairy and beef farmer to benefit from independent nutritional advice and support, free of charge for the next three months....
03 April 2020
View news from European Union European Commission announces aid for farmers amid coronavirus pandemic
On 2 April, the European Commission proposed a package of measures to soften the blow of the coronavirus pandemic on the EU economy....
24 March 2020
View news from European Union EU border delays put mounting pressure on meat trade
As the EU mulls possible slaughterhouse shutdowns and staffing issues as the coronavirus pandemic worsens, advocates call for restrictions on live exports....
 
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