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Agrifood 26-11-2019

German farmers will ‘have to declare bankruptcy’ if CAP direct payments are capped

From 2021, the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is intended to be more closely linked to environmental requirements. But this could lead to large conventional farms facing existential threats. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Agrifood 30-11-2015

Commission hopes new CAP grants will boost number of young farmers

The new Common Agricultural Policy for the period 2014-2020 is expected to provide nearly 180,000 young farmers with an installation grant, an EU spokesman has told EURACTIV.
Agrifood 16-10-2015

EU agri-food industries draw ‘red lines’ in TTIP battle

European agri-food business organisations have drawn their “red lines” ahead of the eleventh round of EU-US trade talks taking place next week, expressing serious concerns over access to the US market for their products.
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Health 07-06-2011

E.coli outbreak: EU representatives trade accusations

A European Union proposal to offer 150 million euros in compensation to farmers affected by an E.coli outbreak is insufficient and producers should be fully compensated, Spain's farm minister said on Tuesday in Luxembourg. Spanish fruit and vegetable producers have been hardest hit by the collapse in sales during the crisis, after German officials initially blamed cucumbers from Spain for causing the outbreak that has so far killed 22 people.
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