Agricultural incomes have continuously risen in the last decade in the vast majority of EU member states, questioning the need for infinite income support.
The Luxembourg informal Agriculture Council will discuss climate-smart agriculture.
It seems shocking to see milk farmers marching on Brussels. While reading the news, an agricultural economist has some fundamental questions.
The Commission’s €500 million assistance package for farmers follows closely the template followed in the 2009 milk crisis.
How serious is the current dairy market situation? Are prices really below costs of production? In this post, I examine recent dairy market trends to throw light on these questions. The Agriculture Council meeting tomorrow (see this post for a preview) is expected to agree a package of aid for dairy farmers, but why should [...]