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Farm Policy

Animal Health & Welfare

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EU to make new call for WTO panel in pork dispute with Russia

The EU will this week renew its request for the establishment of a WTO panel to assess whether Russia has complied with a ruling against its ban on EU pork and other pig products.

Trade Disputes European Agricultural Policy

Russia brings back ban on transhipment of US poultry to Kazakhstan

Russia is once again blocking the movement of US chicken meat to Kazakhstan in a move that could put fresh strains on relations within the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

Food Safety and Standards Trade Disputes

EU farmers ask for less stringent rules on cadmium limits in fertilisers

Ahead of the trilogue taking place next week among the three EU institutions, EU agriculture representatives have called for more lenient rules on cadmium limits in fertilisers leaving farmers enough time to adjust to changing circumstances.

EU European Agricultural Policy
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Biotechnology

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GMO Directive is no longer fit for purpose, say EU scientific advisors

A recent Court ruling on gene editing techniques shows that the EU's GMO Directive is no longer adequate and needs to be revised to reflect the most recent scientific knowledge, a group of scientific advisors has argued.

Biotechnology EU

Perdue lauds work at WTO to facilitate biotech regulation

Several countries are banding together to address emerging biotechnology efforts via the World Trade Organization (WTO) as they seek to preserve these new tools that hold promise for the future for global agriculture.

US Agricultural Policy European Agricultural Policy

Call for special EU body to shorten biocontrol approval times

By the end of 2020, the EU should establish a "bioprotection-specific" body that will have developed and implemented a "short and precise" evaluation process for biocontrol active ingredients and products, proposes the International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association (IBMA).

European Agricultural Policy Europe
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Organics

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Pesticide residues found in more than 80% of European agricultural soils

Researchers have discovered a multitude of pesticide residues in samples of European farming soil, which mostly involved compounds of glyphosate and even a forbidden substance.

Crop Inputs EU

Coalition urges more strict application of EU agrochemical regulations

The EU has "one of the best" regulations for pesticides in the world, but it is not implemented in practice, says a new coalition of over 110 civil society organisations.

Europe European Food Law

Change EU rules on PDO wines to allow for more fungi-resistant grape varieties – INRA

EU legislation should be changed to allow wines produced from fungi-resistant grapes to be granted the designation of origin label, the French Institute for Agricultural Research has stated.

EU European Agricultural Policy
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Crop Inputs

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EU fertiliser producers call on Commission to reinstate higher duties on Russian ammonium nitrate

The EU fertiliser industry has voiced its concern over the Commission’s decision to reduce the anti-dumping duty on ammonium nitrate originating from the Russian Federation.

EU Russian Federation

EU farmers ask for less stringent rules on cadmium limits in fertilisers

Ahead of the trilogue taking place next week among the three EU institutions, EU agriculture representatives have called for more lenient rules on cadmium limits in fertilisers leaving farmers enough time to adjust to changing circumstances.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Pesticide residues found in more than 80% of European agricultural soils

Researchers have discovered a multitude of pesticide residues in samples of European farming soil, which mostly involved compounds of glyphosate and even a forbidden substance.

Crop Inputs EU
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Labelling

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EU farmers ask for less stringent rules on cadmium limits in fertilisers

Ahead of the trilogue taking place next week among the three EU institutions, EU agriculture representatives have called for more lenient rules on cadmium limits in fertilisers leaving farmers enough time to adjust to changing circumstances.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Hogan defends CAP Strategic Plans against dairy sector ‘renationalisation’ concerns

EU agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has been forced to defend the European Commission’s plans for individual policy programmes at national level as a core part of the new CAP for 2021-27, amidst repeated concerns that the plan will negatively affect the ‘level playing field’ on the EU Single Market.

Trade Agreements Labeling

France curbs palm oil, soy and beef imports to tackle deforestation

In a major move to combat global deforestation, French authorities have presented a strategy to limit the imports of agri-food products linked to the disappearance of forest areas.

Environment and Conservation EU
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Precision Agriculture

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GMO Directive is no longer fit for purpose, say EU scientific advisors

A recent Court ruling on gene editing techniques shows that the EU's GMO Directive is no longer adequate and needs to be revised to reflect the most recent scientific knowledge, a group of scientific advisors has argued.

Biotechnology EU

Precision farming start-up shares free agricultural data for 43 countries

An agri-technology company has launched an interactive digital map with information about 19 crop types on more than 57 million fields across Europe and the United States.

Precision Agriculture Europe

Irish “Smart Farmers” have reduced climate impact by 9% - EPA/IFA

Ireland’s Smart Farming project has allowed participating farms to reduce their emissions by 9% and save €7,170 in costs on average last year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) have announced.
Environment and Conservation Precision Agriculture
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