Archive for the ‘European Matters’ Category

EFRA committee examine CAP

http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/environment-food-and-rural-affairs-committee/news/efra-committee-announce-evidence-line-up-for-inquiry-into-implementation-of-cap-/

Consultants report for EUCrop Protection Ass shows the affect of new EU pesticide regulation

Consultants report for EUCrop Protection Ass  shows the affect of new EU pesticide regulation and how it is driving a loss of competitive position of EU farmers and growers versus rest of the world producers .

http://www.ecpa.eu/news-item/agriculture-today/10-02-2013/794/crop-protection-rd-declining-europe-new-study-shows?dm_i=1ANQ,1VQ41,6LPZOF,6QTGX,1

 

MEP report on the Future of EU Horticulture

The draft MEP report on the “Future of Europe’s horticulture sector – strategies for growth” has been published on the Europa website

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=COMPARL&reference=PE-506.199&format=PDF&language=EN&secondRef=01

The EU Council view of their present position

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Ash Dieback Evidence to EFRA committee. Note comments on possible spread from leaves and twigs in green compost . Suggestions that monitoring overseas better than quarantine research spend.

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