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Sugar: A European Richness We Must Protect

The European Association of Sugar Manufacturers (or CEFS, its French acronym standing for Comité Européen des Fabricants de Sucre) is a non-profit organisation founded...

Breeders and Farmers Underline the Importance of Plant Breeding Innovation for Sustainable Agriculture

Plant breeding innovation is essential to contribute to a sustainable agriculture production that fosters food security and healthy nutrition. This is one of the...

Who is the Farmer of 2040?

One research firm set out to better understand the psychology of the farmers who are most likely to lead the industry in 2040 and...

International Women’s Day – Rural Europe Needs Strong Women Farmer-Entrepreneurs!

International Women’s Day is the perfect opportunity to showcase the active contribution made by all women, from the countryside to the city. In an...

European Rice Producers Welcome College of Commissioners’ Decision To Apply A Safeguard Clause To Rice Imports From Cambodia And Myanmar

On 16 January, the College of Commissioners sent a positive signal to all European rice producers: it intends to reintroduce tariffs on rice imports...

Copa and Cogeca Confirms Drop of Over 10% in Overall European Cereal Production

Copa and Cogeca released consolidated estimates for the 2018 European cereal harvest. The figures confirm Copa and Cogeca’s June forecasts, showing a 12,2% drop in...

Why Do We Need a CAP at EU Level?

With the expansion of cities and the disappearance of agricultural lands, I often wonder how rural the EU still is. Well, according to the...

Copa and Cogeca Revise EU Grain Forecasts Downwards and Underline Difficult Market Situation

Copa and Cogeca released new estimates for this year’s EU grain harvest, forecasting a 6% drop in EU cereal and oilseeds production, due to...

Copa and Cogeca Welcome EU Ministers Discussion Rejecting U.S. Import Duties on Spanish Table Olives

Copa and Cogeca welcomed the Spanish Farm Ministers’ rejection of the United States’ Department of Commerce decision to accept the imposition of import duties...

Copa and Cogeca warn EU Farm Ministers Against Cuts in Future CAP Budget

Copa and Cogeca underlined the importance of having a strong CAP in the future, with a strong budget behind it, to stabilize EU farm...