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22 October 2020
View news from European Union More can be done to reduce the negative impact of EU agriculture
A new study exploring the future of the agriculture sector in the European Union stresses that efficiency and replacing high climate impact inputs can reduce negative impacts. ...
21 October 2020
View news from European Union EU says that Britain has choices to make on Brexit amid trade impasse
Britain has sovereign choices to make on Brexit and they will determine its future access to the EU's internal market, the chairman of the bloc's leaders said on 21 October, stressing it was now up to London to break an impasse in trade negotiations....
View news from European Union EU countries adopt binding green farming schemes
European Union agriculture ministers agreed to set aside part of the bloc’s massive farming policy budget for programmes and initiatives that protect the environment....
20 October 2020
View news from European Union Farmers ask EU parliament to ban terms such as "veggie burger"
Restaurants and shops in the European Union could be barred from marketing products as "veggie burgers" or "vegan sausage" if farmers get their way in a debate this week in the European parliament....
19 October 2020
View news from European Union Stalled Brexit negotiations threaten EU agri-food industry
Members of the EU-wide agri-food sector welcome continued negotiations between the UK and EU, but ask for greater clarity and support when planning for the future relationship. ...
View news from European Union MEPs to make decisive vote on CAP this week
EU farming unions Copa and Cogeca say that MEPs must focus on the urgent needs of farmers and agri-cooperatives as they vote on the Common Agricultural Policy. ...
18 October 2020
View news from European Union What does the wider public think of EU food and farming?
Key public opinion research showcases how sustainability, rural vitality and food security play into perceptions of EU food and farming. ...
17 October 2020
View news from European Union EU adopts new methane reduction strategy
The European Commission has adopted a new strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, paying particular attention to cutting methane emissions as part of the European Green Deal. ...
16 October 2020
View news from European Union Copa and Cogeca showcase five key ways to support women farmers and female entrepreneurs
In honour of the International Day of Rural Women on 15 October, Copa and Cogeca, the EU farming union, outline the contributions of female farmers and entrepreneurs for European agriculture. ...
15 October 2020
View news from European Union How can the EU build a sustainable livestock sector?
New report from the European Commission explores the sustainability and future of Europe's livestock sector....
14 October 2020
View news from European Union EU farming union calls for leaders to use ERI to help the agriculture sector recover from COVID-19
Investments and the rapid deployment of funds are critical to keep the EU's agriculture sector and rural areas on track during the on-going COVID-19 crisis. ...
12 October 2020
View news from European Union EU leaders move to ensure tough enforcement powers in Brexit deal
The Financial Times reports that EU leaders like French President Emmanuel Macron will insist on stringent enforcement rules for any trade deal with the UK....
09 October 2020
View news from European Union EU livestock organisations lobby for stricter labelling of vegan meat products
European livestock organisations are launching a campaign against the "misuse of meat denominations" for vegan and plant-based meat products. ...
View news from European Union EU moves closer to adopting carbon-crediting scheme for farmers
The European Parliament's plenary vote on the EU-wide Climate Law took place on 7 October, moving the trading bloc closer to a carbon farming model that incentivises farmers to boost carbon sequestration. ...
03 October 2020
View news from European Union EU commits to reverse nature loss by 2030 at UN Biodiversity Summit
While speaking at the UN Biodiversity Summit on 30 September, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen affirmed the EU's commitment to sustainable production and the European Green Deal. ...
27 September 2020
View news from European Union EU farming union warns that No-deal Brexit would compound COVID-19 impact
As negotiations between the UK and European Union continue to falter, Copa warns that No-deal could result in devastating blows to the Europe and Britain's agriculture sectors. ...
22 September 2020
View news from European Union Copa elects new president as EU farm sector faces unprecedented challenges
EU farming union Copa elects Christiane Lambert as leader on 18 September as European farmers help shape the future of farming in the trading bloc....
14 September 2020
View news from European Union EU farming unions stress the need to meet both climate commitments and food production goals
After the EU's Environmental Climate Law vote, Copa and Cogeca underline the importance of approaching climate adaptation and greenhouse gas reduction in a way that doesn't threaten food production. ...
13 September 2020
View news from European Union New data shows EU agriculture sector weathering COVID-19 and Brexit
EU economic data shows slight increase in agri-food trade despite the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit challenges. ...
12 September 2020
View news from European Union EU looks to boost organic farming sector as part of European Green Deal
The European Commission has recognised the role organic farming plays in achieving environmental and biodiversity targets, earmarking 25 percent of agricultural land to organic enterprises. ...
10 September 2020
View news from European Union EU mulls strategy as Britain moves to break Brexit deal
The UK and European Union will hold emergency talks on 10 September over Prime Minister Johnson’s plan to renege on key aspects of the Brexit divorce agreement....
04 September 2020
View news from European Union UK moves closer to no-deal Brexit
The Times reports that the UK sees just a 30 to 40 percent chance of Brexit trade deal before the end of the transition period....
View news from European Union Food security and support to local farming should be key priorities for EU's agriculture policy
The EU's Agriculture ministers should shore up local farming and food security while coronavirus risks are still high....
24 August 2020
View news from European Union UK and EU blame one another for minimal progress towards a post-Brexit deal
The European Union and Britain made scant progress towards a deal on futures ties in talks last week, with chief negotiators from both sides blaming each other for the stalemate....
22 August 2020
View news from European Union Ten innovators take the digital stage to transform the livestock industry
The Virtual Animal AgTech Innovation Summit will be broadcast on 14 September 2020 from 2 pm BST. ...
21 August 2020
View news from European Union No breakthrough in recent round of Brexit talks
The latest round of negotiations between the UK and European Union on future diplomatic and trade ties after the Brexit transition period ends have brought no breakthroughs....
20 August 2020
View news from European Union EU and UK resume trade talks, but deal is still weeks away
Negotiators for both the European Union and United Kingdom began a seventh round of trade talks on 19 August in a bid to reach a post-Brexit deal before the January 2021 deadline....
17 August 2020
View news from European Union European Roundtable for Beef Sustainability welcomes new Board Chair
OSI Europe’s Operations Director and Head of Sustainability, Claire Donoghue, has been named Board Chair of Europe’s largest multi-stakeholder group for beef sustainability....
 
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