We are pleased to publish this guest post by David Blandford (Penn State University) and Berkeley Hill (Imperial College London). The President of the National Farmers Union (NFU) of England and Wales told the Food Manufacture Group’s Business Leaders’ Forum (Feb 14, 2017) that the NFU is currently actively lobbying the UK government to ensure [...]
Conflicting evidence whether CAP has helped to retain jobs in agriculture
COMAGRI co-rapporteur on the Omnibus Regulation explains reasons for his amendments
Around one-third of EU farm holdings are economically vulnerable, indicating potential for significant structural change
Conclusions from March 2017 AGRIFISH Council meeting indicate support for return to aspects of the old CAP.
Some of De Castro’s proposed amendments to the Omnibus Regulation will likely prove controversial.