Press release Brussels, 22 November 2018 Now that the political compromise reached in July on the Renewable Energy Directive has just been adopted, Farm Europe’s Green Energy Platform organized today an event at the European Parliament, under the patronage of the EPP rapporteur Seán Kelly, to discuss the opportunities for EU farmers to contribute to the energy […]
Today, the European Parliament adopted by a very large majority (428 votes in favour to 170 against and 18 abstentions) MEP Paolo De Castro’s report on the EU Directive against Unfair Trade Practices in the food supply chain. This vote makes it now possible to adopt the Directive before the end of the current term of office and therefore ahead of the next EU elections, and secures a strong legitimacy […]
In its 2050 vision, presented a few days ago, the fossil fuels industry highlighted an analysis showing that “biofuels” will be central in the transition towards a low carbon transport Europe with the potential to achieve equivalent GHG savings at lower costs for the citizens and for public spending. According to Fuels Europe’s “Vision 2050” a full electricity scenario would call […]
Farm Europe welcome the vote of the Agricultural Committee of the European Parliament on Unfair Trade Practices. The report drafted by Paolo de Castro is a step forward to improve the functioning of the food chain, strengthening considerably the initial proposal of the European Commission. See our full report on UTPs here.
Today is held at the Hungarian Academy of Agriculture in Budapest, a conference organized by Farm Europe entitled CAP and future of EU agricultures: which way forward, how to address truly the challenges?
Farm Europe is pleased to invite you to a breakfast event “Securing EU farmers in an open world: the next step to improve risk and crisis management tools” which will be held on Thursday 29 November 2018 from 8h00 to 9h30 at the European Parliament in Brussels, room JAN6Q1, under the patronage of MEP Peter Jahr. The discussion will be […]
Farm Europe and the Wine Institute: Launching of the Digital Agriculture Platform by Farm Europe and the Wine Institute, on November 26th and 27th, on the site of the Pomerols cooperative (Hérault, France). This platform brings together sectors and operators who share the need to take the digital turn and bring this change closer to […]
This summer recorded very high temperatures, which caused droughts that affected agricultural production heavily (e.g. arable crops and animal feed) in many EU countries. At the request of many Member States, the European Commission has activated a number of measures and derogations. Nevertheless, depending on where they are located on the EU territory, European farmers […]