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Brussels Briefing on Agriculture – All you need to know for February 2015

January 28, 2015 - Food & Agriculture

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:

  • Russia hints at partial lifting of its ban on EU food imports for some products. Some Member States pushing separately for bilateral deals. Poland and Baltic countries insist on a common EU solution.
  • Dairy & pigmeat sectors high on the agenda at the Farm Council meeting on 26 January
  • Simplifying the new Common Agricultural Policy
  • Organic reform plans: Farm Minister are expected to come up with a common position at the Council meeting on May 11

Featuring statements by Phil Hogan, Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development and Jānis Dūklavs, Latvia’s Agriculture Minister.

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