IP/18/101  12-01-2018 - Promoting Europe's agricultural products: Commission increases funding 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 January 2018 The Commission will give additional funding of €169 million to promote EU agricultural products throughout the world - €27 million more than in 2017. The European Commission has today launched the calls for proposals for programmes to promote European agricultural products...
IP/17/5242  13-12-2017 - EU farm policy rules to be further simplified 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 December 2017 A raft of changes due to come into force on 1 January 2018 continue the drive towards a simpler, more modern Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Major improvements to EU agriculture rules will come into force on 1 January 2018 following the...
IP/17/4841  29-11-2017 - The Future of Food and Farming – for a flexible, fair and sustainable Common Agricultural Policy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 November 2017 Simpler rules and a more flexible approach will ensure the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) delivers real results in supporting farmers and leads the sustainable development of EU agriculture.
MEMO/17/4842  29-11-2017 - The future of food and farming - Communication on the Common Agricultural Policy post-2020 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 29 November 2017 The future of food and farming - Communication on the Common Agricultural Policy post-2020 Why is a new reform necessary? The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is one of the oldest policies of the European Union (EU).
MEMO/17/4686  20-11-2017 - The new organic Regulation 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 November 2017 The new organic Regulation The Commission welcomes the Council's endorsement of the co-legislators' agreement on the new rules on organic production and looks forward to the final steps leading to the adoption of the new Regulation.
STATEMENT/17/4727  20-11-2017 - New rules for organic farming: Statement by Commissioner Phil Hogan 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 November 2017 The agreement on new rules for organic farming endorsed today by Council representatives will simplify and harmonise many of the rules covering organic food production both within the European Union and in non-EU countries.
IP/17/3487  29-09-2017 - EU sugar quota system comes to an end 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 September 2017 The very last agricultural quota system in place, managing sugar production in the European Union, will be scrapped on 30 September 2017, after nearly 50 years.
MEMO/17/3488  29-09-2017 - The end of the sugar production quotas in the EU 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 29 September 2017 The end of the sugar production quotas in the EU Why did the EU have a sugar quota system and why is it ending now? Sugar is the only agricultural sector in the European Union where production is subject to a...
IP/17/2521  16-08-2017 - Towards a fairer food supply chain: European Commission asks for input 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 August 2017 The European Commission is launching today an EU-wide public consultation on how to make the EU food supply chain fairer. Farmers, citizens and other interested parties are invited to share their views on the functioning of the food supply chain through...
IP/17/2183  31-07-2017 - EU school children to receive milk, fruit and vegetables 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 July 2017 The new EU school fruit, vegetables and milk scheme will be in place on 1 August, ready to be implemented across the Union as of the first day of the 2017/2018 school year.