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EIP-AGRI - August newsletter

Inspirational ideas , EIP-AGRI network and service point activities and much more to discover in the August newsletter via below link.

Commission offers further support to European farmers dealing with droughts

The European Commission is standing by Europe's farmers this summer, as they grapple with the difficulties of extreme droughts. Farmers will be able to receive their direct and rural development payments in advance and will be granted more flexibility to use land that would normally not be used for production, in order to feed their animals.

Follow-up to the EU-U.S. Joint Statement of 25 July: Imports of U.S. soybeans increase by over 280%

Today the European Commission has published the latest figures on EU imports of soybeans, showing an increase of 283% in imports of soybeans from the U.S., bringing the EU's total share of imports of U.S. soybeans to 37%, up from 9% one year ago. President Juncker has now put in place a bi-monthly – every two months* – reporting mechanism on...

ENRD Newsletter - July edition

Project of the month, smart villages, rural networking and much more in the latest ENRD newsletter.   Available via below link  

New rules to simplify EU quality wine registration

  Two new European regulations will simplify the process of identifying wines as ‘geographical indications’ (GI). Procedures for both GI registration and amendment will be streamlined and aligned with other food sectors, while the responsibilities regarding changes to product specification will be clarified as being at national or EU level.  ...

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