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The CAP and agricultural employment

Conflicting evidence whether CAP has helped to retain jobs in agriculture

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The viability of EU farms

Around one-third of EU farm holdings are economically vulnerable, indicating potential for significant structural change

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Does farm size matter?

On October 20th next I will take part in a workshop organised by DG AGRI at the Milan EXPO on the subject “Structural realities in EU agriculture: Does farm size matter?” The aim of the workshop is to discuss the challenges and opportunities brought about by the structural change of the EU agricultural sector for [...]

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The greying of Europe’s farmers

Europe’s farmers are getting older because of fundamental economic and demographic factors. There is little that age-specific agricultural policies can do to reverse or even slow this trend.

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