Farming News Daily http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk This is the RSS syndication feed for farmingnewsdaily.co.uk. UK MEPs want EU to learn from British best practice in food supply chain Conservative and Ulster Unionist MEPs from two key European Parliament Committees met today to co-ordinate their efforts to ensure a fair deal for farmers from big retailers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/120215/uk_meps_want_eu_to_learn_from_british_best_practice_in_food_supply_chain.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT CEJA hails Presidency Conclusions on Young Farmers At the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting in Brussels yesterday, Agriculture Ministers from across the EU agreed on Presidency Conclusions in order to promote generational renewal in the sector. These conclusions, drawing on some of the proposals initiated by CEJA earlier this year, mark important progress in securing the future of the EU agricultural sector and are testament to the fact that young farmers must play a key role in it. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/161214/ceja_hails_presidency_conclusions_on_young_farmers__.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA Calls for Council Conclusions on Young Farmers Issues of crucial importance for young farmers will be discussed by EU farm Ministers at the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting on 15 and 16 December 2014 in Brussels. CEJA implores Ministers to come to an agreement on the issues and support the Presidency document. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/151214/ceja_calls_for_council_conclusions_on_young_farmers_.aspx eblex Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA President meets Commissioner Hogan In a bid to secure a prominent agenda for young farmers in the new Commission, CEJA President Matteo Bartolini had his first official meeting with the new Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, today (Friday 5 Dec). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/091214/ceja_president_meets_commissioner_hogan_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Euro-Med Ministerial Conference on Agriculture calls for increased policy support Euro-Med Ministerial Conference on Agriculture calls for increased policy support and political focus on young farmers http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/081214/euro_med_ministerial_conference_on_agriculture_calls_for_increased_policy_support_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT MEPs ask Commission for young farmer support CEJA has strongly welcomed the written question on young farmers submitted to the European Commission by a number of prominent members of the Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development. MEPs Paolo de Castro, Albert Dess, Jens Rohde, James Nicholson, Matt Carthy, Janusz Wojciechowski and COMAGRI Chair Czeslaw Siekierski, all threw their weight behind the written submission on measures to support young farmers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/211114/meps_ask_commission_for_young_farmer_support_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Conservatives decry Juncker U-turn on key science role Conservative MEPs reacted with dismay today after the new president of the European Commission scrapped the key role of Chief Scientific Adviser. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/181114/conservatives_decry_juncker_u_turn_on_key_science_role.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA hails Presidency text on Young Farmers as major step forward CEJA strongly welcomes the proposals put forward by the Italian Presidency at today’s Agriculture Council meeting on the subject of ‘Strengthening EU policies to support young farmers’. The barriers to access a career in farming, most importantly lack of access to land and credit, are also the barriers that stand in the way of a more innovative and sustainable European agricultural sector. As stated in the Presidency’s document, despite the important measures dedicated to young farmers in the new CAP, it is clear that these alone do not offer enough concrete support or incentive to help ambitious, qualified and business-minded young people to set up an agricultural business. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/101114/ceja_hails_presidency_text_on_young_farmers_as_major_step_forward.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA calls on Ministers to establish a European Guarantee Fund for EU’s young farmers CEJA President Matteo Bartolini has called on EU Ministers to improve access to credit for young farmers by establishing a European Guarantee Fund at the European Investment Bank (EIB), available to any young farmer in the EU if they fulfil certain criteria, particularly the presentation of an appropriate business plan. This would provide young farmers with the security they need in order to obtain loans from their respective national banks, potentially with lower interest rates. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/011014/ceja_calls_on_ministers_to_establish_a_european_guarantee_fund_for_eus_young_farmers.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT New White Paper on the future of insects as an ingredient Insects as an ingredient in everyday foods could be a $350 million business in the US and Europe within 10 to 15 years, predicts Julian Mellentin, company director and founder of New Nutrition Business. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250914/new_white_paper_on_the_future_of_insects_as_an_ingredient.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT FUMzyme® receives EU positive vote for authorization BIOMIN announces the positive vote of the EU Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH) on the authorization of BIOMIN product FUMzyme® as “substances for reduction of the contamination of feed by mycotoxins”. FUMzyme® is the first purified enzyme that biotransforms fumonisins into non-toxic metabolites, thereby marking a momentous development for mycotoxin risk management. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160914/fumzyme_receives_eu_positive_vote_for_authorization.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Take part in CEJA’s #veggieselfie campaign to support EU farmers hit by the Russian ban Following the Russian import ban on agricultural products from the EU, the European Council of Young Farmers has launched a social media campaign to urge people to buy and eat European perishable fruit and vegetables in an attempt to support farmers struggling with their decline in export sales following Russia’s import ban. The European Commission has been quick to introduce support measures for domestic producers, but vast numbers of farmers will still be negatively affected by Russia’s retaliatory measures. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020914/take_part_in_cejas_veggieselfie_campaign_to_support_eu_farmers_hit_by_the_russian_ban.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA disappointed by lack of targeted support for young farmers in new State Aid rules The European Commission adopted new rules for state aid in agriculture, forestry and rural areas today, 25 June 2014, following a public consultation on the revision of the regulation earlier this year. CEJA was particularly present in this consultation, and produced a policy document on the subject in direct relation to young farmers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/260614/ceja_disappointed_by_lack_of_targeted_support_for_young_farmers_in_new_state_aid_rules_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA President Matteo Bartolini holds bilateral meeting with Commissioner Dacian Cioloș Today, 24 June 2014, exactly a week before Italy is due to take over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Greece, the President of CEJA held a bilateral meeting with the Commissioner for Agriculture in Rome, Italy, in the context of the upcoming Presidency. A number of issues were discussed, including an overview of the recent CAP reform and CEJA’s future policy goals. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/240614/ceja_president_matteo_bartolini_holds_bilateral_meeting_with_commissioner_dacian_cioloș_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT EU agri-food chain organisations call for continuation of EU-Japan free trade talks For Copa-Cogeca, FoodDrinkEurope and CELCAA, progress achieved in addressing non-tariff barriers during the first year of negotiations with Japan is overall conclusive. They therefore strongly encourage the EU to continue negotiations for a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement with Japan. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300514/eu_agri_food_chain_organisations_call_for_continuation_of_eu_japan_free_trade_talks_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 30 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA plays important part in first meeting of Milk Market Observatory Economic Board CEJA Vice-Presidents Alan Jagoe and Matthias Daun, young dairy farmers themselves, attended the European Commission’s Milk Market Observatory’s first meeting of its Economic Board on 27 May 2014 in Brussels, Belgium in order to discuss developments on the milk market. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270514/ceja_plays_important_part_in_first_meeting_of_milk_market_observatory_economic_board.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 27 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA Welcomes Ministers’ Call for “Stand Alone” Young Farmers State Aid Support CEJA welcomes the support expressed by a number of Member States at yesterday’s AGRIFISH Council meeting on the introduction of an aid for land acquisition specifically dedicated to young farmers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200514/ceja_welcomes_ministers_call_for_stand_alone_young_farmers_state_aid_support.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 20 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA tells Ministers: Young farmers will transform agricultural diversity into strength CEJA President Matteo Bartolini has called for increased employment creation in European agriculture in order to enhance the competitiveness and sustainability of the sector at the Informal Agriculture Council in Athens, Greece. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/120514/ceja_tells_ministers_young_farmers_will_transform_agricultural_diversity_into_strength.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 12 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA tells Ministers: Young farmers will transform agricultural diversity into strength CEJA President Matteo Bartolini has called for increased employment creation in European agriculture in order to enhance the competitiveness and sustainability of the sector at the Informal Agriculture Council in Athens, Greece. In his address to Commissioner Cioloş and all 28 EU farm ministers on 6 May 2014, Mr Bartolini commended the Greek Presidency for their working document on “Transforming European agricultural diversity into strength” and its emphasis on young farmers and the need for better youth employment rates in the sector. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060514/ceja_tells_ministers_young_farmers_will_transform_agricultural_diversity_into_strength.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 06 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT Europe’s Agri‐Food Businesses call for an EU policy shift towards innovation Sectors present policy recommendations to EU farm ministers to unlock the potential of Europe’s agricultural and food industries to master key challenges and opportunities http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060514/europes_agrifood_businesses_call_for_an_eu_policy_shift_towards_innovation.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 06 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA Participates in the Milk Observatory Kick-off Meeting Today, the entire Board of CEJA participated in the kick-off meeting of the European Milk Market Observatory. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160414/ceja_participates_in_the_milk_observatory_kick_off_meeting.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA Welcomes EU Ministers Decision on CAP Delegated Acts CEJA welcomes the decision of the EU Agriculture Ministers yesterday in Luxembourg on the set of Delegated Acts. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/150414/ceja_welcomes_eu_ministers_decision_on_cap_delegated_act_0.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT CELCAA at TTIP stakeholders' presentation event Presenting the views of the trade in agri-food products at the stakeholders’ event organised by DG Trade today (12 March), CELCAA President Paul Rooke stresses the potential of trade that could be unlocked through a successful TTIP. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/210314/celcaa_at_ttip_stakeholders_presentation_event.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA adopts Helsinki Declaration with MTK following their “Spring Parliament 2014” Seminar CEJA, the European Council of Young Farmers, has adopted the Helsinki Declaration with an overwhelming majority at a Working Group following the MTK Seminar in Finland. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/240214/ceja_adopts_helsinki_declaration_with_mtk_following_their_spring_parliament__seminar.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 24 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT Conservative victory lifts threat to our seed industry and garden centres Conservative MEPs scored a major success today (11 February) when EU plans - which could have created huge problems for Britain's garden centres and producers of packet seeds – were rejected. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/130214/conservative_victory_lifts_threat_to_our_seed_industry_and_garden_centres.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA and Granaforma Launch MULTIFARM_EU Project with Press Conference in Brussels CEJA, the European Council of Young Farmers, is the lead dissemination partner for the project MULTIFARM_EU, alongside Granaforma. The project was launched yesterday evening at a press conference in Brussels, Belgium, in the CEJA offices, on the occasion of the Second European Young Farmers’ Congress in the European Parliament. As a follow up to the Agri-Multifunctionality II Project, the aim the MULTIFARM_EU Project is to provide European farmers with a training tool to help farms become more multifunctional in order to foster http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/010214/ceja_and_granaforma_launch_multifarmeu_project_with_press_conference_in_brussels.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sat, 01 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT Conservatives beat GM fanatics' attack on honey Conservative MEPs today defeated a bid by eco-zealots to get pollen officially designated an ingredient of honey. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/240114/conservatives_beat_gm_fanatics_attack_on_honey.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 24 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT Save the Date - Trade for a Better Market European Parliament, Brussels, Monday 10th February 2014 On 10th February 2014, CELCAA is organising an event on the role of the trade in the agri-food chain, from an EU-internal and international market perspectives. This workshop, featuring high level speakers from the European Institutions and global Institutions, will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to engage with Members of European Parliament in a constructive dialogue on opportunities for the European agri-food trade sector. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/240114/save_the_date___trade_for_a_better_market_european_parliament_brussels_monday_th_february_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 24 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT Arla expects to serve 25 billion glasses of milk in 2014 The amount of drinking milk that Arla will produce in 2014 would be enough to potentially serve 3.5 milk glasses for every person on the planet. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200114/arla_expects_to_serve__billion_glasses_of_milk_in_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 20 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA and Granaforma Launch MULTIFARM_EU Project with Kick-Off Meeting in Brussels CEJA, the European Council of Young Farmers, is the lead dissemination partner for the project MULTIFARM_EU, alongside Granaforma. As a follow up to the Agri-Multifunctionality II Project, the aim the MULTIFARM_EU Project is to provide European farmers with a training tool to help farms become more multifunctional in order to foster European young farmers’ entrepreneurship and the vitality of European rural areas. The kick-off meeting for the project was held today in Brussels, Belgium, in the CEJA offices. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200114/ceja_and_granaforma_launch_multifarmeu_project_with_kick_off_meeting_in_brussels.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 20 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT Save the Date - Trading for a better market place On 10th February 2014, CELCAA is organising an event on the role of the trade in the agri-food chain, from an EU-internal and international market perspectives. This workshop, featuring high level speakers from the European Institutions and global Institutions, will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to engage with Members of European Parliament in a constructive dialogue on opportunities for the European agri-food trade sector. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160114/save_the_date___trading_for_a_better_market_place.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 16 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA welcomes 2014 as the UN International Year of Family Farming CEJA welcomes 2014 as the UN International Year of Family Farming and highlights importance of young farmers as future of model http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/130114/ceja_welcomes__as_the_un_international_year_of_family_farming.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 13 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA appoints new Secretary General On Monday 9 December 2013, CEJA, the European Council of Young Farmers, appointed Kleopatra Sidiropoulou as the new Secretary General of the organisation. With five years experience as policy officer in the European Commission’s Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development and over a year as policy advisor to MEP George Lyon, member of the Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development in the European Parliament, Ms. Sidiropoulou is well-placed to continue the important work CEJA has already done for generational renewal in the European Union (EU)’s agricultural sector. Now managing an office of four in Brussels, Ms. Sidiropoulou will build on the policy achievements recently made in the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) alongside the recently-appointed new Presidency, elected earlier this year. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/181213/ceja_appoints_new_secretary_general.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 18 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT EU trade in Agri commodities calls for a deal on trade facilitation at WTO Ministerial in Bali Ahead of the WTO Ninth Ministerial Conference that will be held in Bali, Indonesia, from 3 to 6 December 2013, CELCAA calls WTO members to make all efforts possible to conclude a deal on Trade Facilitation. Trade facilitation is about simpler, speedier and more reliable border processes, making it easier for goods and services to cross international borders. A successful deal would promote growth for both developed and developing countries, while reducing red tape and administrative burden for traders and their customers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/111213/eu_trade_in_agri_commodities_calls_for_a_deal_on_trade_facilitation_at_wto_ministerial_in_bali.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT EU authorizations for Mycofix® Secure and Biomin® BBSH 797 BIOMIN announces the authorization of two BIOMIN products as “substances for reduction of the contamination of feed by mycotoxins”. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/151113/eu_authorizations_for_mycofix_secure_and_biomin_bbsh_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT CEJA Highlights Importance of Young Farmers for Sustainability in European Agriculture On 29 October 2013, the President of the European Council of Young Farmers, Matteo Bartolini, addressed a high-level conference organised by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) in Brussels, Belgium. The conference, entitled “From a grey deal to a green implementation of the future CAP?” focused on the rolling out of the greening measures and recommendations for biodiversity-friendly Rural Development policy post 2013. The CEJA President spoke on the panel focusing on the final Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) deal, and underlined the importance of young farmers in the environmental sustainability debate in agriculture. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/011113/ceja_highlights_importance_of_young_farmers_for_sustainability_in_european_agriculture.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT Anger over costly EU propaganda to sell us benefits of "hopeless" CAP Conservative MEPs condemned a costly European Union "awareness campaign" intended to tell people what a good job the Common Agricultural Policy is doing. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/251013/anger_over_costly_eu_propaganda_to_sell_us_benefits_of_quothopelessquot_cap.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 25 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT CEJA President calls for increased public support for young farmers across the globe On 11 October 2013, the President of the European Council of Young Farmers, Matteo Bartolini, addressed a high-level side event at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)’s Committee on World Food Security (CFS) conference. The side event, entitled “Investing in the Future of Farming” and featuring Italian Minister for Agriculture Nunzia De Girolamo, was co-organised by the World Farmers’ Organisation and CEJA. Mr Bartolini addressed the audience on the importance of increased public support for young farmers and young people attempting to enter the agricultural sector if we are to ensure global food security in the coming decades. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/151013/ceja_president_calls_for_increased_public_support_for_young_farmers_across_the_globe.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 15 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT CEJA Delegation participates in Commission Conference on Future of EU Dairy Sector On 24 June 2013, the European Commission held a full-day conference on “The EU Dairy Sector: Developing Beyond 2015”, in the context of the abolition of the milk quotas that year. 20 CEJA young farmers attended the conference from across the European Union (EU) in order to contribute to the important discussion on the future of the sector, particularly in the context of competitiveness on the international market. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/041013/ceja_delegation_participates_in_commission_conference_on_future_of_eu_dairy_sector.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT CEJA welcomes final agreement on CAP reform and calls for its strong and effective implementation CEJA welcomes final agreement on CAP reform and calls for its strong and effective implementation by Member States http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/041013/ceja_welcomes_final_agreement_on_cap_reform_and_calls_for_its_strong_and_effective_implementation_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT EU positive votes for Mycofix Secure and Biomin BBSH 797 landmark decision signals backing of sc BIOMIN announces the positive votes of the EU Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH) on the authorization of two BIOMIN products as “substances for reduction of the contamination of feed by mycotoxins http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/031013/eu_positive_votes_for_mycofix_secure_and_biomin_bbsh__landmark_decision_signals_backing_of_sc.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 03 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT BIOMIN receives EU authorization for its multi-species probiotic, PoultryStar® BIOMIN has obtained the EU authorization for its innovative multi-species, host-specific probiotic as a feed additive for fattening chickens. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/260913/biomin_receives_eu_authorization_for_its_multi_species_probiotic_poultrystar.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 26 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT CEJA calls on MEPs to finalise CAP agreement and transition measures swiftly On 16 September 2013, CEJA co-organised a networking lunch in the European Parliament hosted by Chairman of the Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development (COMAGRI) and MEP, Mr Paolo De Castro. This event gave the opportunity for young farmers from across the European Union (EU) to discuss the implementation of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in their own Member States with their own MEPs – particularly the implementation of the measures agreed for young farmers. The event was opened by a video message from Mr De Castro, a speech from Italian MEP and Member of COMAGRI Hertbert Dorfmann and the CEJA President, Matteo Bartolini. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/240913/ceja_calls_on_meps_to_finalise_cap_agreement_and_transition_measures_swiftly_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 24 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT CEJA calls on Ministers to maximise measures for young farmers in implementation of new CAP CEJA President Matteo Bartolini addressed Commissioner Cioloş, Agriculture Committee Chair Paolo De Castro MEP and all 28 EU farm ministers at the Informal Agriculture Council in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 10 September 2013. At this first Informal meeting of Ministers since the political consensus on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was reached on 26 June 2013, the CEJA President seized the opportunity to congratulate the Institutions on the strong measures for young farmers included in the agreement but also called on them to make the most of these by using the measures available in order to secure the European family-farming model. The funds for these, amounting to a potential €800 million across the EU annually under direct payments, should be maximised and made available to all new young farmers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/190913/ceja_calls_on_ministers_to_maximise_measures_for_young_farmers_in_implementation_of_new_cap.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 19 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT EU delegation visits CLA President's Herefordshire estate Members of the European Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development visited CLA President Harry Cotterell's estate in Herefordshire today, 16 July 2013. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170713/eu_delegation_visits_cla_presidents_herefordshire_estate.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 17 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Horticulture - a question of growing potential Plans for boosting the horticulture sector across Europe were under discussion in Brussels today at a hearing called by British MEP Anthea McIntyre. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110713/horticulture___a_question_of_growing_potential.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 11 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Animal feed additives The European Commission is modernising legislation around food, feed, live animals, and plants. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040713/animal_feed_additives_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 04 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Feed additives The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched two public consultations on the renewal of permits for feed additives from 2015. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020713/feed_additives_.aspx 5mpublishing Tue, 02 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT "Mixed bag" CAP deal ticks no boxes A prospective agreement on the future of the EU's controversial Agricultural Policy, hammered out following lengthy "trilogue" negotiations between the European Parliament, Commission and Council, represents a huge wasted opportunity, Conservative MEPs said today. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/280613/quotmixed_bagquot_cap_deal_ticks_no_boxes.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT CAP: A Conservative critique of the supposed "reforms" After two years of discussions and a huge amount of work from ministers, parliamentarians and officials, the deal struck in trilogue yesterday (Wednesday) on reform of the EU Common Agricultural Policy amounts to a huge missed opportunity. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/280613/cap_a_conservative_critique_of_the_supposed_quotreformsquot.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT