Tag: Agriculture

The whole country was blockaded by tractors, the prime minister blamed: “Farmers, terrorists”

The whole country was blockaded by tractors, the prime minister blamed: “Farmers, terrorists”

All of Bulgaria was blocked by farmers after the Prime Minister accused the farmers of being terrorists. The demonstrations broke out on Monday, September 18, when farmers gathered on their tractors, blocking major roads and disrupting traffic, often waving national flags and honking horns to express their anger. Nova television channel broadcast images of 46 […]

Grain embargo. Ardanowski: Ukraine showed us the “Kozakiewicz gesture”.

Grain embargo. Ardanowski: Ukraine showed us the “Kozakiewicz gesture”.

– This is giving in to lobbyists who have land in Ukraine and ties to Ukrainian politicians and oligarchs. This has nothing to do with the well-being of the EU – says Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski, Chairman of the Presidential Council for Agriculture and Rural Areas and former Minister of Agriculture, in an interview with DoRzeczy.pl. […]

Why are three European countries blocking Ukrainian wheat?

Why are three European countries blocking Ukrainian wheat?

The European Commission decided to lift the temporary ban imposed by five Eastern European countries on imports of Ukrainian wheat. But Poland, Hungary and Slovakia rebelled against Brussels’ decision and its promise to continue restrictive measures. The executive’s decision dates back to September 16, but the “rebel” states already have special decrees ready to block […]

Putin risks reviving wheat deals

Putin risks reviving wheat deals

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi today. At the center of the discussion between the two leaders is the possibility of reviving the wheat agreement that allowed the export of Ukrainian grains via the Black Sea for several months. The agreement expired on July 17 and was not renewed […]

Because Ukraine is at risk of getting worse with Europe regarding wheat.

Because Ukraine is at risk of getting worse with Europe regarding wheat.

Volodymyr Zelensky did not like the restrictions imposed on Ukraine’s agricultural exports to some European countries at the beginning of the year. After verbal protests, Ukraine is now threatening to bring Brussels and European Union member states before the World Trade Organization if the deadline is extended. The deadline is approaching: The restrictions are in […]

FAO Summit, Minister Lollobrigida’s plan for agriculture

FAO Summit, Minister Lollobrigida’s plan for agriculture

“We want to bring agriculture back to the center of our culture, not only for the conditions of full production, but also for the use of our own land, because our farmers and fishermen are the guardians of the environment”, said the Minister of Agriculture, Food Sovereignty and Forests, Francesco Lollobrigida, speaking at the FAO […]

Important agricultural tax change. Andrzej Duda made up his mind

Important agricultural tax change. Andrzej Duda made up his mind

Andrzej Duda has signed the law on the amendment of the agricultural tax, the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland announced on Tuesday. “According to the justification of the proposed amendment, the purpose of this law is to enable the financing of individual farmers’ unions by transferring 1.5 percent of the agricultural […]

The biggest mistake in agricultural policy? Telus gave a curt answer

The biggest mistake in agricultural policy? Telus gave a curt answer

The biggest mistake made in agricultural policy is to entrust processing and trade to foreign hands, said Agriculture Minister Robert Telus. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Robert Telus, was a guest on Polish Radio 24 on Tuesday about the EU embargo on Ukrainian grain. According to the head of the Ministry of Agriculture, […]

Biotechnology and food Why Italy is so interested in “new GMOs” From the great enemy of the genetics industry to the main leader of NGT: Italy now supports biotechnologies in the agri-food sector because research focuses mainly on wheat and wine. But even small crops like basil can benefit from it.

Biotechnology and food Why Italy is so interested in “new GMOs” From the great enemy of the genetics industry to the main leader of NGT: Italy now supports biotechnologies in the agri-food sector because research focuses mainly on wheat and wine. But even small crops like basil can benefit from it.

From the relentless enemy of GMOs to the main supporter of genetic modifications in agriculture. This is the turning point for Italy, which decided to promote and support biotechnologies in the agri-food sector. A position that has found broad consensus among scientists, public and private researchers, seed producers and agricultural companies. A bill has arrived […]

Wine consumption has decreased. To be processed as disinfectants and biofuel

Wine consumption has decreased. To be processed as disinfectants and biofuel

Wine bottles were “destroyed” to make disinfectant or biofuel. This is the solution adopted by the European Commission to deal with the consumption decline mainly caused by inflation. Faced with a backlog of unsold bottles, Brussels has therefore taken extraordinary measures to support winemakers. Europeans are drinking less, while production increases thanks to last year’s […]