NEW insights into mountain farming in the European Union are outlined by the European Commission in a document launched by Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel at a conference in Austria.
Thu, 10 Dec, 2009
THE €11 million for Irish dairy farmers announced by European Farm Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel is a totally inadequate response to the crisis they are facing, according to the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2009
THE umbrella bodies for European farmers and co-ops, said it was disappointed the European Commission had failed at a special informal meeting in Brussels this week to propose further action to help solve the crisis facing milk producers.
Wed, 07 Oct, 2009
SUGGESTIONS from French and German ministers that milk quotas should be managed at individual producer level on a compulsory basis in every member state was described as totally unacceptable yesterday by the Irish Farmers Association.
Tue, 08 Sep, 2009