In this Brussels Briefing on Agriculture, AGRA FACTS journalists Rose O’Donovan & Ed Bray provide an update on the latest developments in the European Union’s farm policy:
– 2015 European Commission Work Programme:
– Future of the dairy & pig meat sectors: EU Farm Commissioner Phil Hogan called on farmers to reduce milk production to avoid superlevy penalties next year & showed openness to the idea of introducing private storage for pigmeat in January
– Commission has approved the first wave of nine Rural Development programmes
Featuring statements by Phil Hogan, Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development and the European Commission’s First Vice-President Frans Timmermans.