European farmers eligible for direct payments will receive as from 1 December 2016 an additional €435 million amounting to the unused crisis reserve.
The European Commission has taken important steps today to strengthen the regulation of commodities markets and curb price speculation. It also ensures that firms active on these markets are regulated appropriately.
Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will open next week's EU Agricultural Outlook Conference in Brussels on Tuesday, sharing the opening platform with EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan.
Interpoma Innovation Camp is the platform for the future of the apple-growing market: two days of intense work for five international teams made up of talent, startups, established companies and researchers who got together and brought along their innovative ideas in order to find technological solutions that can improve and help the apple industry and system.
At the end of a record-breaking 2016 season, Zespri is continuing to invest in future growth by announcing the release of another 400 hectares of its gold kiwifruit variety SunGold next year.
EUFRUIT thematic network met in Leuven on 9th November 2016 for its first General Assembly.