The banana sector "reviews and reviews" the European Union's financial project for agricultural aid

Representatives of the European Banana and Banana Producers Association (APEB) have met in Paris to review and review the latest actions developed at European level with the European Commission with regard to budgets within the framework of the POSEI.

Agro-Alimentary Cooperatives of Spain foresees for 2018 a decline in the harvest of stone fruit in Spain

Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de España has prepared the forecast for the harvest of stone fruit in Spain in 2018 and aims that production will reach 1,800,000 tons, that is, 9% less than last year and an increase of 9%. % compared to the average of the last five campaigns.

Agriargo Ibérica will celebrate a few days of agriculture on the occasion of the day of San Isidro Labrador

On the occasion of San Isidro Labrador, Patron of all farmers, AGRIARGO IBERICA, S.A. will hold a conference on agriculture, at its facilities in Villamarciel (Valladolid), on Saturday May 12 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.

TEO stars 92 legal actions against the illegal exploitation of mandarin Orri

The compliance organization S.L. (TEO) exclusive master licensee of the Orri variety in Spain and Portugal in the period 2017-2018, a total of 92 legal actions for illegal exploitation of mandarin Orri that can affect 172 hectares, more than 80,000 trees.

The Spanish agri-food sector continues to pull strongly on exports, with a rise of more than 7% in 2017

The Spanish agri-food sector continues to pull strongly on exports from the Spanish economy, with an increase of 7% in 2017, reaching 47,236 million euros. One of the data that has been released during the course of the Conference, held on February 13th in Madrid by ESADE and the LAFER Foundation, The external agri-food sector in 2017: basic data, challenges and opportunities. Among the main conclusions of this debate is the fact that although our country continues to maintain its export strength, it still fails to create value. In fact, this issue together with the diversification of markets and digitalization are the main challenges facing the agri-food sector in the field of export.

EU: Hogan advocates prioritizing support for young farmers in the new CAP

The European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, has advocated prioritizing support for young farmers in the new CAP, during the debate on the future of Agriculture and Food, which took place on February 12th in Seville with about a hundred citizens. In this event commemorating the 40th anniversary of ASAJA Sevilla, and held in the Palace of Exhibitions and Congresses of Seville (FIBES), the MEP of the group of Socialists and Democrats, Clara Aguilera and the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina.

Spain: the deadline for submitting applications for direct aid from the CAP is opened

From February 1st to April 30th, the deadline for the presentation of the single application for direct aid from the PAC is opened. A campaign in which 745,000 producers will be able to apply for such aid, the total amount of which will amount to 4,940 million euros, which can be paid in the form of advances as of October 16th and the balance as of December 1. In the same period, requests for payment of the rural development measures included in the scope of the integrated management and control system and the request for access to the National Reserve of the Basic Payment System may also be submitted.

Spain, France and Portugal will set up a Joint Banana Committee to improve the future of this sector

Spain, France and Portugal will form a Joint Banana Committee that will allow the three countries to work together and on a regular basis to improve the future of their banana sector. This agreement is part of the meeting held by Minister Isabel García Tejerina with her French and Portuguese counterparts, on January 15th in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, to discuss the future of agriculture in the outermost regions of the EU.

Spain: approved the measures of the Support Program for the wine sector for the period 2019-2023

The Spanish Government has approved, in the Council of Ministers held on January 12th, the application of the Support Program for the Spanish wine sector for the period 2019-2023. A decision that will make available to the sector measures financed by the EU, with an estimated budget of more than 1,000 million euros. The measures eligible to apply for grants will be wine promotion in third countries, restructuring and reconversion of vineyards, distillation of by-products and investments.