Maatalous ja maaseudun kehittäminen

Farmer and businessman examining plant in field

The EPP Group today backed legislation establishing more and better controls and inspections throughout the food chain. The goal is to improve...

Farmer in a field with combine harvester in the background

Euroopan parlamentin EPP-ryhmä on Euroopan viljelijöiden etujen kaikkein vahvin puolustaja. Yhteisen maatalouspolitiikan viimeisimmäss...

A fair food chain for all

In school yards and football fields we know what fair play means, but when it comes to business it’s not that easy anymore. How to tackle...

Milk pot farmer hand cow in meadow

The dairy sector in Europe is going through a difficult period of low prices and very tight margins: too many farmers are producing too much milk....



Maatalouden ja maaseudun kehittämisen valiokunta käsittelee pääasiassa yhteistä maatalouspolitiikkaa, mutta sen toimivaltaan kuuluu myös metsätalouteen, eläinlääkintään, kasvien terveyteen ja eläinrehuihin liittyvä lainsäädäntö, lukuun ottamatta toimia ihmisten terveyden suojelemiseksi. Lisäksi se vastaa karjanhoitoon ja eläinten hyvinvointiin liittyvästä lainsäädännöstä.


Farmer is working on the organic farm with dairy cow
7.9.2015 - 15:24

EPP Group demands solution for milk farmers

The European dairy sector is witnessing a substantial reduction in market prices due to severe market disturbances. In a letter to the European Commissioner for Agriculture, Phil Hogan, the EPP Group...
Person picking carrots on field
1.7.2015 - 11:18

Russian Embargo: EPP Group urges more support for farmers

The EPP Group today urged the European Commission to extend the measures in favour of farmers affected by the Russian embargo that were implemented until 30 June. EPP Group Members of the...
Olive oil
20.5.2015 - 13:36

EPP Group urges financial support for olive producers

Commenting on the Resolution on the ‘Xylella fastidiosa’ disease adopted in the European Parliament (EP) today, Giovanni La Via MEP, Chairman of the EP Committee on Environment, Public...
Monetary crop
24.3.2015 - 16:08

CAP: better controls to benefit farmers

Monitoring EU spending on the Common Agricultural Policy is consuming a growing amount of time and money. Checking 40 million transactions and other CAP controls costs around four billion Euros a...
Corn Hybrid Selection genetic biotechnology
4.12.2014 - 12:08

Breakthrough in negotiations on GMO crop growing ban

EU Parliament and Member States reached a deal on national bans on GMO crop growing In late-night negotiations, the European Parliament and Member States agreed on a new procedure allowing Member...
EU organic logo
3.12.2014 - 11:46

Better regulation for organic food

"Customer confidence and the quality of organic products are the key elements for the European organic market to develop and compete", said Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP, Rapporteur of the...


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