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Farming needs transition to post-Brexit rules, Lords told

By Chris Lyddon
Published: 02 February 2017 04:05 PM

British farming must have a transition period as a new post-EU policy is brought in for agriculture, farming leaders told a House of Lords Committee on Wednesday (February 1).

The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee questionedinterested organisations representing tenant farmers, […]

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White Paper on Brexit unveiled by UK government

By Adam Sharpe
Published: 02 February 2017 02:48 PM

The UK government has published a 75-page White Paper outlining its ‘Brexit’ strategy and desired outcomes from the forthcoming negotiations on exiting the EU.

It is published a day after MPs voted by 498 votes to 114 toallow Prime Minister Theresa May to give the UK’s formal notice of its intentionto withdraw from the bloc via Article 50 of the Treaty of European Union. […]

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Member states back move to allow manure for fuel

By Max Green
Published: 02 February 2017 01:39 PM

EU member state experts have overwhelmingly backed a Commission proposal to allow manure from all farmed animals to be used as fuel in combustion plants.

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Sécurité Agribumper transforme votre tracteur en auto-tamponneuse !

Le pare-chocs peut être lesté de 350 à 1 600 kg et libère le relevage avant pour d’autres applications. (©Agribumper)Easymass, fabricant français de masses de contrepoids en fonte, importe désormais les pare-chocs Agribumper en France et en Europe latine. Leur conception permet d’installer un dispositif de marquage de la largeur, […]

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El fin de las cuotas lácteas provoca un mayor rendimiento lechero en España

GANADERÍA LECHE

El primer años tras el fin de las cuotas (abril 2015), se cerraron más de 400 lecherías, el censo de vacas se mantuvo estable pero eran animales un 3,7 % más productivos.

Juan Javier Ríos/EFEAGRO

El fin del sistema de cuotas lácteas (abril de 2015) ha generado un aumento del rendimiento lechero de las explotaciones españolas del 5,24 %, […]

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Commission launches public CAP consultation

EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan said the consultationasks citizens and stakeholders to participate in “shaping a food and farmingpolicy truly fit for the 21 Century”.
He asserted that the next CAP, which will be introduced in2020, has to ensure

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Commission launches public consultation on future CAP

By Adam Sharpe & Paul Hutchison
Published: 02 February 2017 11:44 AM

The European Commission has today (February 2) launched a public consultation on the future CAP, seeking views on how to “modernise and simplify” the policy post-2020.

Stakeholders and citizens are asked to give their views via a questionnaire, […]

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Mandatory 'Made in Portugal' label given approval by EU

By Vladimir Pekic
Published: 02 February 2017 10:51 AM

The European Commission has given the green light to Portugal’s request to introduce obligatory labelling of origin on milk and dairy products manufactured in the country.

Similar laws have been brought in recently by France and  […]

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Mandatory 'Made in Portugal' label given approval by EU

By Vladimir Pekic
Published: 02 February 2017 10:51 AM

The European Commission has given the green light to Portugal’s request to introduce obligatory labelling of Portuguese origin on milk and dairy products manufactured in Portugal, Portuguese officials have announced.

Similarlaws have been brought in recently by Franceand  […]

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El Gobierno impulsa una interprofesional de la pesca para recuperar el consumo

Anima al sector a unirse

El Ministerio de Agricultura y Pesca, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente anima al sector pesquero a crear una o varias organizaciones interprofesionales. El objetivo es sumar esfuerzos para “volver a enamorar” al consumidor de productos del mar.

Mercedes Salas EFEAGRO

El Ministerio ha reunido a los representantes del sector pesquero con el fin de animarles a la constitución de una organización interprofesional. […]

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HIP, la nueva feria del sector hotelero y la restauración, prevé 12.000 visitantes

TURISMO HOSTELERÍA

El sector hotelero y de la restauración español pretende aunar esfuerzos con la creación de una nueva feria, bautizada HIP, que espera recibir 12.000 visitantes y tener un impacto económico estimado en 12 millones de euros. 

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Así lo han explicado hoy los impulsores de la iniciativa durante la presentación oficial de la primera edición de este proyecto, […]

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Pièces d’usure Agripartner lance des disques agricoles au carbure

Les plaquettes de carbure sur le disque permettent de prolonger la durée de vie. (©Agripartner)
Le renforcement des pièces avec des plaquettes en carbure n’est pas nouveau dans le monde agricole. Ce qui l’est plus, c’est de proposer cette méthode pour des outils à […]

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Commission to open CAP reform consultation on Thursday

By Paul Hutchison
Published: 01 February 2017 05:32 PM

The European Commission will launch a public consultation on the next CAP on Thursday (February 2), seeking views on priority areas – mostly in checklist form – and ideas on how to simplify and modernise EU farm policy post-2020. […]

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Brussels to propose changes to EU GMO, pesticide decision-making process

By Paul Hutchison
Published: 01 February 2017 04:15 PM

The European Commission will propose a revision of the EU ‘comitology’ procedure used for “sensitive” topics such as GMO and pesticides in mid-February, aimed at ensuring member states take “political responsibility” rather than the EU executive. […]

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Brussels to propose changes to EU GMO, pesticide decision-making process

By Paul Hutchison
Published: 01 February 2017 04:15 PM

The European Commission will propose a revision of the EU ‘comitology’ procedure used for “sensitive” topics such as GMO and pesticides in mid-February, aimed at ensuring member states take “political responsibility” rather than the EU executive. […]

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Arranca la campaña para solicitar 4.926 millones de ayudas PAC

UNOS 795.000 PRODUCTORES PODRÁN HACERLO

Hoy miércoles se inicia la campaña de solicitud de ayudas de la PAC para 2017, que permitirá a cerca de 795.000 productores presentar, hasta el 30 de abril, la solicitud única de las ayudas directas de la Política Agrícola Común (PAC), […]

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EU to accelerate negotiating schedule for updated Mexico trade agreement

By Adam Sharpe
Published: 01 February 2017 03:36 PM

The EU has announced it is adding two extra negotiating rounds with Mexico before this summer as part of an accelerated timetable for agreeing a reformed Free Trade Agreement.

It comes as relations between the US and Mexico have souredconsiderably since President Donald Trump took office, […]

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Sima Innovation Awards 2017 John Deere obtient son Sesam électrique

Le tracteur électrique Sesam de John Deere développe jusqu’à 300 kW. (©John Deere) 
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Après le moteur Multifuel, et plus récemment le Battery-Boost, l’engagement de John Deere pour une agriculture neutre en carbone fondée sur l’électro-mobilité […]

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Marché des grains Agritel veut faire de Paris une place de marché incontournable en Europe

« Jusqu’à présent, il fallait toujours se déplacer dans d’autres capitales européennes pour assister à des rencontres de ce type. Avec le Paris Grain Day, nous souhaitons que Paris soit aussi une place incontournable sur le marché des grains », explique Pierre Begoc, directeur du Paris Grain Day et responsable du développement international chez Agritel. […]

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Retailers back call to relax free range egg requirements

By Max Green
Published: 01 February 2017 11:15 AM

Retail and wholesale industry lobby EuroCommerce has joined farming unions in calling for a temporary change to EU rules on free range eggs in the light of ongoing avian flu outbreaks.

EU officialsare currently underpressure to make a decision on whether to
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