Ministero dell'Agricoltura

Agri-food, control plans approved for the protection of Italian products

The Direction Room for agri-food controls, which met a few days ago at the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Sovereignty and Forestry, approved the Operational Plan for controls in the agri-food sector for 2024, with the aim of strengthening and ensuring greater transparency in inspection activities to protect producers from unfair [...]
Coltivazioni agricole

Agriculture, EU launches 330 million euros aid package

The European Commission has adopted an exceptional support package of 330 million euros to support agricultural businesses. Farmers in Italy , Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia, Finland, and Sweden will have access to [...]
Prodotti agroalimentari

Agri-food, new EU rules for the marketing of products

The European Commission has proposed revising the rules on the marketing of a range of agri-food products , such as fruit and vegetables, fruit juices and jams, honey, poultry and eggs. The proposed amendments aim to help consumers make informed choices for a healthier diet and help prevent food waste [...]

Agriculture, 2 billion euros to support businesses

The European Commission has launched the Italian framework scheme SA.105191 (2022/N) as notified by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Sovereignty and Forestry; this will provide 2 billion euros in support of the agricultural, forestry, fisheries, and aquaculture sectors to reduce the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the [...]

CAP, the EU greenlights 35 billion euros for the Italian agriculture

The European Commission has formally adopted the agreement on the reform of the common agricultural policy (CAP), thus giving the green light to Italy’s National Strategic Plan on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP); this will guarantee farmers and rural areas of the country a support of over 35 billion euros [...]
Olio d'oliva

100 million euros to finance the modernisation of olive oil mills

100 million euros to support the modernisation of olive oil mills: this is the sum allocated by the Government with a scheme that has recently obtained the green light of the European Commission. The objective of this aid measure is to encourage businesses of all sizes producing extra virgin olive [...]
Prodotti agricoli

New EU rules for the use of organic pesticides in agriculture

New EU rules to encourage the use of organic pesticides. As part of the strategy "From producer to consumer", to accelerate the transition to sustainable food systems by reducing the use of chemical plant protection products by farmers, the European Commission adopted yesterday a new legislation, which will enter into [...]
Prodotti agricoli

Agri-food trade on the rise in the EU

Trade in agricultural products in the EU is growing, marking an increase in the value of trade, especially imports. According to the report of the European Commission in May 2022, the EU’s agri-food trade reached a total value of 34.9 billion euros, an increase of 11% on a monthly basis [...]
Campo di grano

Durum wheat, Italian production down in 2022

The Italian production of 2022 durum wheat could be about 16% lower than the previous year, mainly due to the water deficit recorded during the post-sowing phase and the high temperatures of the last months. This is what emerges from a first survey conducted by Ismea in the first days [...]