About: farmer income

Agrifood 16-04-2018

French farmers want to strengthen risk management in the future CAP

Risk management tools to stabilise farmers’ incomes are a priority for French farmers’ representatives. However, their growth could be hampered by the decline of the CAP budget. EURACTIV.fr reports.
Agrifood 16-08-2017

Commission launches public consultation on food chain fairness

The European Commission launched on Wednesday (16 August) a public consultation on how to improve fairness in the EU’s food supply chain, in which small farmers are often at a disadvantage compared to powerful middlemen.
Agrifood 24-04-2017

Short food chains seen as answer to farmers’ pay and product quality

Local markets, where farmers and producers sell directly to the consumer, have prospered across the EU in both rural and urban areas in recent years.
Agrifood 07-09-2015

EU throws lifeline to farmers as protests bring Brussels to a standstill

The European Commission has unlocked €500 million in aid to farmers hit by falling prices and a ban on exports to Russia, as angry protestors took the streets of Brussels.
Agrifood 17-12-2013

Falling cereal value hits French farmers’ income

France’s agricultural income per farmer dropped by 16.4% in 2013, largely due to the country's dependence on revenue from cereals, according to the European Commission.
Agrifood 22-06-2010

EU considering income insurance for farmers

The European Commission is considering proposals for a publicly-funded income insurance scheme for farmers as part of reforms to the bloc's farm policy from 2013, the EU's top agriculture official said yesterday (21 June).
Agrifood 10-05-2010

EU agriculture employs fewer workers

New statistics show that employment in the agricultural sector has fallen by 25% since 2000, with drops ranging from 2.6% fewer jobs in Greece to 55% fewer in Estonia.

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