ASAJA celebrates a conference on the situation of the Iberian and its possible growth

Asaja Córdoba, together with the Caja Rural del Sur Foundation, will hold this Tuesday in Villanueva de Córdoba the 11th Porcine Conference where, among other issues, the Iberian situation and the possibility of growth of the sector will be discussed.

UPA criticizes that the budgets of Rajoy for 2018 perpetuate the abandonment of the rural environment

The draft General State Budgets for 2018 presented on March 3 by the Government did not like anything of the Spanish farmers and ranchers. The UPA rural organization has "very harmful" accounts for the millions of people who live and work in villages. "The budgets show that the Government is committed to citizens by announcing policies that remain in nothing by not having a budget allocation," lamented from UPA.

The Government reduces the tax burden for farmers and ranchers

The BOE has published an Order of the Ministry of Finance and Public Function that sets the Net Income Indices in the income tax declaration with the reductions established on a national basis for the 2017 income statement of farmers and ranchers.

UNIÓ denounces the first cases of poisoning of bees by pesticides

LA UNIÓ de Llauradors has recently denounced the first cases of poisoning of bees that have been detected this year, as a result of the use of pesticides in the flowering of fruit trees, which is usually given from these dates. Thus, in the town of Cheste (Hoya de Buñol), a beekeeper has seen most of his dead bees and beehives practically without activity, which he had installed in a settlement very close to a fruit plantation. He has filed the corresponding complaint with the Civil Guard Barracks of this town of La Hoya de Buñol and now it is the Seprona who investigates the event.

Spain: the pressure of the dairy industry threatens the existence of 25% of dairy sheep farms

25% of the Spanish farms of sheep of milk could close in 2018, due to the strong pressures that big dairy industries are transferring to the farmers. Both the prices that these companies are offering to the producers, and the conditions of the contracts put, as denounced by the agrarian organization UPA, in "serious risk of disappearance" to many farms.

EU: the agreement with Mercosur would cause losses in livestock of 2,700 million per year

The free trade agreement between the EU-Mercosur, which is currently immersed in the sixth round of negotiations, would have a very negative impact on 20% of our final livestock production, causing losses of 2,700 million euros per year. This is reflected in the Impact Study prepared by the COAG Technical Services based on the official data to which this organization has had access on the main concessions that are considered during the rounds of negotiations.

The pig exports of Segovia between January and August exceeded € 8.5M

Exports of meat and pork products from Segovia have exceeded 8.5 million euros between January and August 2017, representing an increase of 8.3% over the same period last year, according to the director of the company. the Interprofessional of Porcino de Capa Blanca (INTERPORC), Alberto Herranz, in the presentation held on November 7th of the 'Pork Lovers Tour' campaign.

Spain: the Government appeals before the Court of Justice of the EU the fine for pastures to Andalusia

As recently reported, in the Congress of Deputies, the Secretary General of Agriculture and Food, Carlos Cabanas, the Government of Spain has filed a complaint with the Court of Justice of the European Union, to try to reduce or cancel the fine imposed by the European Commission to Andalusia, for the financial correction derived from the problems in the admissibility of pasture lands in European agricultural aid between 2009 and 2013. A claim based on the disproportionality of the sanction.

PROVACUNO is promoted in the Arab countries

The Interprofessional Organization of Beef of Spain (PROVACUNO) will begin its promotional activity in the Arab and North African countries this November. The starting point will be Egypt, in order to establish, and strengthen commercial ties with the Spanish beef sector, through actions such as a day of presentation of the beef of Spanish origin addressed to the most important Egyptian chefs , which will be held at the prestigious Egyptian Chefs Association. In this interesting day, the Spanish chefs Kisko García and Fernando del Cerro will show the versatility of the Spanish beef in the traditional and avant-garde cuisine, as well as their possibilities in the Egyptian culinary customs.