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Agrifood 30-09-2019

Pesticide challenge leaving French viticulture with little choice

Wine is France's national pride but it represents a significant challenge for the country. Viticulture needs plenty of pesticides, mainly because of fungicides, but the sector continues to face many difficulties in changing its practices. EURACTIV France reports.
Regional Policy 17-12-2012

Grape producers toast results of planting rights talks

A coalition of grape growers, farm groups and major wine-producing countries appear to have won concessions to European Commission proposals for liberalising vine planting rights that are due to expire by 2016.

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